The Duncan Banner


December 11, 2013

Ronald Dean Harness

May 20, 1944 — Dec. 9, 2013

DUNCAN — Ronald Dean Harness, 69, of Duncan, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in the Duncan Regional Hospital.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Marlow Cemetery under direction of Bailes-Polk Funeral Home.

Ronald was born May 20, 1944, at Okemah, the son of William Thomas and Dovie L. Wilson Harness. He attended the Okemah Schools in Okemah. He and Yvonne Cody married May 27, 1994, in Ardmore. He came to Duncan from Healdton in 1995. He worked for Deans Oil Field Service at Healdton.

Survivors include his wife, Yvonne of the home in Duncan; a son, Larry Harness and his wife Marlen of Duncan; a sister-in-law, Mary Baldwin of Hugo; cousins: Don Harness and his wife Kathy of Jennings, Richard Harness of Illinois, Barbara Brakes of Tulsa, and Harold Scott of Oregon; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives, and a host of friends.

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