Clifford Ralph Lindesmith


Clifford Ralph Lindesmith, 76, of Waurika, Oklahoma went to see the Lord Sunday July 8, 2018 at his beloved home with his family by his side. Funeral services will be 10:30am Wednesday July 11, 2018 at Ray of Hope Church with Brother Dan Standifer officiating. Interment will follow at Addington Cemetery, Addington, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan, Oklahoma. The family will visit with friends at the funeral home Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00pm Clifford Ralph Lindesmith was born Jan. 23, 1942 in Comanche, Oklahoma to Myrtle (Black) and Loyd A. Lindesmith. He graduated in 1960 from Addington High School. Ralph married Stella Louise Winslett on Jan. 26, 1962 in Comanche. He farmed and raised cattle all of his life. He was employed with Halliburton Services for 40 years, retiring in 2012. Ralph was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed taking trips with his wife Stella on motorcycles and loved family vacations. He also enjoyed NASCAR, NHRA and Sprint Cars. Ralph was a musician and played in several bands over the years. He enjoyed gardening and mowing grass. Ralph loved his family and friends! Survivors include his wife Stella Lindesmith, of the home; a daughter, Tina Tuman and a son, Kevin Lindesmith and wife Cicillia all of Waurika; a sister, Lorene Mahler of Iowa Park, Texas; three granddaugters; three great-grandchildren; a treasured family friend, Larry Dewsbury; and countless cousins, nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrtle and Loyd Lindesmith; a brother, Paul Lindesmith; and two sisters, Lavonne Sorrell and Jackie Lindesmith. Pallbearers will be Jay Boydston, Stan Boydston, Greg Lindesmith, Michael Lindesmith, Shawn Mahler and Gene Rodgers. Honorary Bearers are Dan Lindesmith, Phil Webb, Dewayne Wilson and David Sorrell. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Published on July 9, 2018
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