HOOKER, Okla. – Buddy A. Brixey, 82, passed away March 22, 2014 at Dunaway Manor in Guymon, Okla.
He was born May 18, 1931 to Aaron Robert and Ella Hall Brixey in Perkins, Okla.
He married Mava Dell Mathews on June 28, 1953 in Brownwood, Texas .
He grew up and attended school in Perkins, graduating from Perkins High School in 1951.
He attended Oklahoma A&M in Stillwater, Okla. until he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He served in the military police.
In 1954 they moved to Hooker where Buddy farmed with Paul and Sadie Meisel. They continued to farm and ranch until Buddy retired in 1985.
Their favorite place to camp was Summit Point, Utah on his family's homestead about 40 miles from the nearest town. They spent many wonderful days with family and friends there.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hooker and was a former board member.
He was also involved with the Hooker American Legion, Lions Club, Good Sam's RV Travel Club, the Et-Al Gang of former class mates, Hooker Senior Citizens and the Domino Bunch.
He always enjoyed traveling, flying, camping and fishing but his family was everything to him.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Dr. Jane Brixey of Abilene, Texas and Teresa and Joe Simpson of Hooker, Okla.; sister, Ora Jane Brixey of Meeker, Okla.; eight grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by son, Robby Brixey; three brothers: Glenn, Harvey Lee and Barney; and three sisters: Ruth Fotch, Florence Wiseley and Bonna Faye Short.
o Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Hooker, Okla. with the Rev. Les Bussell and the Rev. Charles Mendenhall presiding.
Burial will be in the Hooker Cemetery in Hooker, Okla.
Memorials are suggested to the Hooker Firefighters, Hooker Ambulance Association, Hooker Cemetery Fund or the Hooker Parks Fund and may be left at Roberts Brothers Funeral Home, Box 745, Hooker, Oklahoma 73945.
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