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1936 Orin 2019

Orin Kirkendall

June 2, 1936 — November 15, 2019


Orin David Kirkendall was born June 2, 1936 in Alfalfa County to Zoa Edith Martin Kirkendall and Lindley Hill Kirkendall, and passed from this life on November 15, 2019.

David had many jobs throughout his younger years, from carpentry work to welding, until he moved to Nebraska where he worked as a ranch hand for three years, making many friends, before returning home to work on the family farm.  David was a hard worker.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert Kirkendall and Charles Kirkendall and grandbaby, Deshea Pasqualita Kirkendall, deceased at birth.

David is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lydia Jane Kirkendall; his children, Belinda Jane and Joe Smith of Arnett, David Leroy and Lori Kirkendall of Fairview, Warren Lee Kirkendall and friend, Rita Anthony of Aline, Beth Woodall of Kingfisher; eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren: Elizabeth Ann and Jason Love and children, Skylar and Adison Love and Lydia Ann Marie Smith, Brenton Leroy and Marie Kirkendall and children, Cameron and Wyatt Kirkendall and Skylar and Christian Cain, Harley and Tyler Cose and children, Kaedence and Delilah Cose, Kalei Curtsinger and children, Kala, Rhyleigh and Maci Curtsinger, Tyson Levi and Krystin Kirkendall and children, Ella Mae and Andi Kirkendall, Sadie Jane and Skyler Koehn and children, Zoey Jane and Owen Dean Koehn and Dakota Lynn Feige; his sisters, Virginia Phillips of Aline, Mary and Clyde Spence of Williamsburg, Virginia, Carolyn and Mickey Dietz of Cleo Springs and Betty Garinger of Kismet, Kansas; a host of nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors throughout the area.

Funeral service for David will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Cleo Springs First Christian Church.  Burial will be in Aline Star Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Helena.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 19, 2019 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with family present 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Facebook:  Lanman Funeral Home Inc.

Memorials may be made to Seiling Hospital through the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Lanman Funeral Home, Inc.

309 4th St, Helena, OK 73741

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Cleo Springs First Christian Church


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