John Paul Gosney, was born August 16, 1979, in Elgin, North Dakota, and on May 22, 2018, the Lord called him home. He was 38.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday May 26, 2018 at the Iowa Tribal Cemetery.
John was the son of Calvin E. and Naomi M. Gosney, and he was a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma.
He attended Stillwater schools, graduated from Stillwater High School in 1998, and attended Oklahoma State University (OSU) where he met Sherry Castle. They were married July 5, 2002, on the OSU campus, but later divorced. To this union, they had two children: daughter Kylee Gosney and son Rylan Gosney.
During his lifetime, John worked for various private industry and the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma.
He is survived by his 2 children: daughter Kylee Gosney and son Rylan Gosney of Tulsa, OK; his mother Naomi Gosney of Stillwater, OK; 4 brothers: Clarence/Ranae Gosney of Jennings, OK (Abigail, Gunnar, Philip, Josephine); James/Jessica Gosney of Perkins, OK (Malachi, Noah, Eden, Jacob, Jonah, Kaylee, Eliana); Amnon/Sara Gosney of Tulsa, OK (Nolan); Chesil Gosney of Tulsa, OK; and several uncles and aunts in North Dakota.
Also, his grandmother Cornelia "Connie" Gosney of Perkins, OK; uncle & aunt Clement/Cynthia Gosney of Perkins, OK; aunt Rosetta Bauserman of Red Rock, OK; aunt Grace Sine of Stillwater, OK; one great uncle Dr. Aaron Gawhega of Ponca City, OK.
He was preceded in death by his father, Calvin E. Gosney; infant twin sisters Diane and Elizabeth Gosney; and brother Philip E. Gosney.