Private Service for Ray Mallett, 78 of Wister, Oklahoma will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home in Poteau, Oklahoma.He was born on July 18, 1944 in Deming, New Mexico to Lois (Stiles) Beshears. and passed away on September 2, 2022 in Wister, Oklahoma. Ray was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Beshears and brother, Joe Mallett. Ray loved tinkering with woodworking, fishing, and even computers, creating his own blog and playing many games. He was a Veteran and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess in Poteau, Oklahoma. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Mallett; sons, Bobby Mallett and wife Glenda, Jimmy Mallett, James Grady Mallett; daughters, Sherri Klose, Polly Good; sisters, Sue Phelps, Star McKinney; grandchildren, Bobby Mallett, II, Kaila Porras, Kyle Mallett, Coy Goodall, CJ Goodall, Breann Gatlin, Tyler Gatlin, Cassie Gatlin; great grandchildren, Faith Perez, Harper Pane, Rylan Gomez, Jayce Porras, Jaxson Mallett; step- sons, Jim Mosman, Gary Mosman, Steve Mosman; step-grandchildren, James Mosman, Sheena Jones, Jet Mosman, Dakota Mosman, Nicholas, Mosman, Rhiannon Mosman; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, Oklahoma.