Harvey Hugh Waddles of Poteau, Oklahoma was born January 10, 1947 in Heavener, Oklahoma to Thomas Birchie Waddles and Sarah Adeline (Evans) King and passed away on May 29, 2022 in Talihina, Oklahoma at the age of 75.
He is survived by:
His wife:Gladys Jean Waddles of the home
Three daughters:Kerry Waddles Shuffield and husband Mark of Hot Springs, Arkansas;Rhonda Gail Waddles of Arkansas; Regina Henslee and husband Lance of Malvern, Arkansas; and Susan Huett of Oklahoma
Two sons:T.J. Huett of Monroe, Oklahoma and Steven Huett and wife Jodi of Oklahoma
Four sisters:Ruth Ross of Howe, Oklahoma; Louise Mattox of Poteau, Oklahoma; Peggy Hill and husband Finos of Benton, Arkansas; and Mary Evers of Howe, Oklahoma
One brother:Bruce Waddle
15 grandchildren:Joshua A. Waddles; Taylor Henslee Fuller and husband Colin; Trevor and Tyler Shuffield; Justin and Joshua H. Waddles; Cassidy Murphy and husband Garrett; Shaylan, McKinzie, and Tyler Duncan; Brynlee Huett; Logan, Ryan, Kycen, and Kimbri Huett
Two great-grandchildren:Henslee Fuller and Easton Murphy
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other loved ones, and friends
He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Birchie Waddles and Sarah Adeline (Evans) King; one son Joseph D. Waddles; his step-father Junior Thomas King; one sister Judy Graham; two brothers Thomas Waddle and Charles Nash.
Harvey was a lifelong resident of the area, a logger, and a carpenter. He loved anything to do with horses, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his family and friends especially his dogs, Junior and Brim. He was a veteran where he served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with his Son-in-law, Mark Shuffield officiating. Burial will follow in Howe Cemetery in Howe, Oklahoma under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
Military honors will be provided by the Poteau Disabled American Veterans #63 and will be escorted by Patriot Riders.
Pallbearers will be: T.J. Huett, Steven Huett, Trevor Shuffield, Tyler Shuffield, Jay Waddle, and Lance Henslee.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Scotty J. Woodral, Rick Harris, Richard Cooper, Monty Woodral, Scotty D. Woodral, Joshua A. Waddles, and Terry S. Harris.
Viewing will be from noon until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday and 9:00 a.m. until service time, Thursday.
The family will have visitation with friends on Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Harvey’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.