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December 16, 2013

R. Lloyd McMurtry

March 27, 1924 — Nov. 28, 2013

EL CAJON, Calif. — — Lloyd McMurtry, 89, of El Cajon, Calif., passed away Nov. 28, 2013.

He was born March 27, 1924, to Lee and Beulah McMurtry in Waurika.

After spending three years in the U.S. Coast Guard, he returned home to Waurika. He then met Ola Mae “Peggy” Owen, and they married Oct. 26, 1946. They were together 67 years, and most of that time was spend in California. Lloyd did enjoy the eight years he spend living in Duncan.

Survivors include his wife of El Cajon, Calif.; three sons: Wayne of Ryegate, Mont., Bill and wife Candi of Jameel, Calif., and James and wife Tina of El Cajon, Calif.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Hazel Cephus of Waurika.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Fay; and five brothers: Leon, Clyde, Lawrence, Bill and Steve.

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