John Bruce Eutsler of Hodgen, Oklahoma was born February 13, 1940 in Stone County, Missouri to Walter Gerald and Emma Lucille (Boyd) Eutsler and passed away January 23, 2023 in Lawton, Oklahoma at the age of 82.
He is survived by:
Cheryl Leann Eutsler-McQuaide
Rita Mary Eutsler
Krystal Dallas-Ross and husband TJ
Sydney and Easton Ross
Walter Gerald Eutsler, Jr.
Richard Lewis Eutsler
Dale and Renea Davis
Numerous other loved ones and a host of friends
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Gerald and Emma Lucille Eutsler; his first wife, Patricia Ann (Sheehan) Eutsler; and his second wife, Gretchen Ann Eutsler.
He was a longtime resident of the area. Bruce was a retired Major and veteran in the United States Army, where he served his country for 20+ years. He served 3 tours in Vietnam. Bruce was also a professional horseshoer for 30+ years. He served for 10+ years as a volunteer firefighter for the Post Mountain Fire Department. Bruce loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by everyone whom loved and knew him.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, Oklahoma. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in honor of Bruce to the Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association, 6608 N Western Ave., PMB 220, Oklahoma City, OK 73116.
To sign Bruce’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com