Floyd Pirtle

Obituary of Floyd Vernon Pirtle

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Floyd Vernon Pirtle, age 70, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Dallas Texas. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11:00 am at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Kirk Rushing officiating. Interment to follow in Wiley Cemetery, Johnston County, Okla.

Floyd was born on September 12, 1946, in Ardmore, Okla. to Johnnie Pirtle and Ella Mae (Gordon) Pirtle. Floyd graduated as an honor student of Douglass High School, Ardmore, Okla., Class of 1964, and went on to attend East Central University. At an early age he united with Warren Memorial Methodist Church. Floyd served his country when he was called to serve in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and received his honorable discharge. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Floyd married Carolyn Johnson on August 14, 1970.  He returned to Oklahoma and took a position as a lab technician with Uniroyal Tire Plant in the 1970’s where he worked for 20 plus years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters: Ella Cox, Diane Allen, and Paula Davis, and one niece Jennifer Allen Godwin.

Floyd is survived by his daughters: Anita Pirtle and Beverly Pirtle, two sons: Stephen Pirtle and wife, Alicia, and Bryan Pirtle and wife, JuNell. Grandchildren: Desiree, Aryon, Aazayleah, Madison, Jai’Bryan, Jhamyis, twins: Nyla and Nadya, and JaNiyah, and great-grandchild, Kylan. Brothers: John Edward Pirtle, Winston Pirtle, and Don Pirtle. Sisters: Sherri Pickens and Wallicia Turner. Numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Pirtle, Don Pirtle, Jr., Quincey Pirtle, Stephon Gordon, Mark Gordon, and Reginale Banks. Honorary bearers are John Pirtle, Winston Pirtle, Don Pirtle, Thomas Varner and John Thompson.

Visitation will be held on Friday evening, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, June, 16, 2017, at Griffin ~ Hillcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore, Okla. 

Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.


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Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
3089 Mt Pleasant Road
Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States


Wiley Cemetery
Johnston County
Johnston County, Oklahoma, United States
Interment to follow funeral services.
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