Richard Dean Soutee, age 88, of Perkins, died, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma with Pastor Wayne Hardy officiating. Entombment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the care of Strode Funeral Home and Cremation.
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Richard was born to Cecil Clyde and Marjorie Maydell (Haines) Soutee on August 12, 1932 in Ada, Oklahoma. He graduated from Latta High School in 1950. He married Grace Marian Johnson, and worked most of his life in the dairy industry.
Richard was part of the 4-H and FFA Clubs. He also enjoyed woodworking and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Stillwater.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Nancy Eberle; his grandson Evin Soutee; and his sister Laquita Roberts.
Members of his family include his loving wife Grace; son William and wife Donna and their family of Wynnewood, OK; daughter Rebecca Inmon and family of Oklahoma City, OK; daughter Karen Venable and husband Dan and their family of Stillwater; and daughter Lisa Quinn and husband Phil and their family of Sulphur, Louisiana. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many other family members and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Carpenter, Zachary Quinn, Matt Soutee, Eric Soutee, Jeff Lentz, Chase Hunter, Dan Venable and Phil Quinn.
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