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Lester Burton “Burk” Bandy Obituary Featured

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Lester Burton “Burk” Bandy of Heavener, Oklahoma was born May 17, 1954 in Howe, Oklahoma to Ted Franklin and Bessie L. (Parker) Bandy and passed away May 7, 2017 in Heavener, Oklahoma at the age of 62.

 

He is survived by:

One son:
Chad Bandy and wife China of Howe, Oklahoma

One step daughter:
Brandi Hurst and husband Michael of Edmond, Oklahoma

Two sisters:
Annetta Harris and husband Harley of Blackshear, Georgia
Mary Ellen Sampson of Moore, Oklahoma

Two Brothers:
Cleave Bandy and wife Cathy of Haw Creek Community
Bobby Bandy and wife Brenda of Moore, Oklahoma

Two sisters-in-law:
Mary Beth Bandy of Heavener, Oklahoma
June Bandy of Poteau, Oklahoma

Two grandchildren:
Lydia Shupert and Marcus Bandy

Two step-grandchildren:
Olivia Mashburn and Autumn Mashburn

Four nieces, nine nephews, numerous cousins, and a host of many friends

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Darius Gene Bandy and Theron Frank Bandy; and one sister, May Della Swing.

 

Burk was a 1972 graduate of Howe High School and attended Okmulgee Tech.

 

He lived in Oklahoma City for half of his life before returning home in his later years.

 

Burk worked as a general laborer in the maintenance field and loved to tinker and work on small machines. He attended the Heavener Pentecostal Church of God.

 

Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Dowden- Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Sonya Nix officiating.

 

Honorary pallbearers will be: The Howe High School class of 1972 and Burk’s bingo friends at the Heavener VFW Post # 8403.

 

Preceding the memorial service, there will be a fellowship lunch at Noon, at the Heavener Pentecostal Church of God, 101 Division Street. All are welcome.

 

Cremation arrangements are made under the direction of Dowden- Roberts Funeral Home Heavener, Oklahoma.

 

To sign Mr. Bandy’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com