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1938 Donald 2023

Donald J. Logan

June 11, 1938 — June 22, 2023

A Memorial Service will be held at First Christian Church, in Walters, Rev. Jeff Hooser officiating, Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. followed by inurnment at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, OK at 2:00 p.m. that afternoon. Viewing will be held at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters on Tuesday, June 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm. 

Donald James Logan was born to Floyd William and Blanche Jane (Wallace) Logan northwest of Walters, OK on June 11, 1938 and departed this life in Oklahoma City, OK on June 22, 2023 at the age of 85 years and 11 days.

Don grew up in Walters, graduating from WHS in 1957. That year he went to work at Cotton Electric in Walters and soon joined the Oklahoma National Guard. In 1958 Don married Doris Fletcher and to the union 3 children were born. Don volunteered to serve his country in Vietnam and began training with the amphibius unit at Virginia Beach, VA. Following his war service. he returned to Virginia Beach as a trainer. 

After 3 years away Don returned to his job at Cotton Electric and continued serving with the guard. He married Linda Louise Kidd on September 15, 1978 in Walters. They moved to Marlow, OK in 1979 and Don began running the National Guard Unit there full time as he ended a 20 year career with Cotton Electric. They eventually moved to Oklahoma City where Don completed his 30 plus year military career with the National Guard, retiring on September 30, 1995. They have made Canton, OK their home since building a home there in 1998.

Don was a believer. He loved the Lord and served him faithfully with a passion. He enjoyed many hunting and camping trips to Colorado through the years and also enjoyed fishing. He loved staying busy with farming and taking care of his cows and calves. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Carleen Herring and a sister-in-law, Sharon Thurman.

Survivors include his wife Linda of the home; 3 children, son Wade Logan and wife Jackie of Fletcher, OK, son Eric Logan and wife Barbara of Elgin, OK, and daughter LeAnn Strickland and husband Mike of Lawton, OK; his sister, Geneva Hawkins and Howard of Walters; his sister-in-law, Mary Lou Brown and Stan of Gore, OK; his grandchildren, Ty Logan and his wife Kera of Walters, OK, Jamie Shost and husband Sonny of Edmond, OK, Kaitlin Logan-Wimmer of Edmond, OK, Landry Logan and his wife Maggie of Edmond, OK, McKall Morris and husband Barrett of Ringling, OK, Baylor McDaniel and wife Amber of Lawton, OK; great grandchildren, Halle, Ryder, and Trip Hanson of Walters, OK, Tucker Heinz and Ivy Morris of Ringling, OK, Witten and Libby Logan of Edmond, OK; his nieces, nephews and their kids, Shelly Penrod (Carlee and Logan), Jaret Hawkins (Kimber), Terry Don Herring and Sonya (Erin, Mishona, Mindy and J.C.), Dustin and Bridget Thurman (Kenzie and Nathan), Nic Thurman (Katy), Kally Brown (Conner, Madison and Ethan), and Kerry Brown. 

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