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Obituary for Coy Maudlin

Ponca City Now - February 24, 2018 7:36 pm

Coy Donald Maudlin – Veteran

(August 15, 1937 – February 24, 2018)

Coy Donald Maudlin, formerly of Braman, Oklahoma, died Saturday, Febraury 24, 2018, in the Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa at the age of 80 years.

Coy Donald Maudlin was born on August 15, 1937, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, to Coy Andrew and Louise (Richardson) Maudlin. He grew up in Ponca City and graduated from Ponca City High School in 1955. Following graduation he entered the United States Air Force where he was stationed at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, and Vance Air Force Base in Enid. He married Patsy Collings on June 15, 1957, in Ponca City. During his tenure in the military, he served two tours of duty in Thailand during the Vietnam War. Following his Vietnam deployment he returned to Randolph Air Force Base where he retired after twenty years of service. His wife preceded him in death in October of 1970. Following his discharge he returned to Ponca City where he worked at several businesses before attending Cowley County College in Arkansas City where he received an associate degree. He married Carol Hobaugh in 1980 in South Haven, Kansas, and they made Braman their home. She preceded him in death in August of 2009. He continued to make Braman his home before moving to Pryor, Oklahoma.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the South Haven Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading western novels and, like all men, eating steak.

He is survived by two sons, Calvin Maudlin of California and Del Maudlin and wife Gabriele of Spavinaw, Oklahoma; two step-sons, Keith Hobaugh and wife Sandy of Braman and Don Hobaugh and wife Cindy of Braman; two step-daughters, Debbie Ray and husband Todd of Braman and Connie McGehan and husband Mark of Bowling Green, Kentucky; a brother, Gene Maudlin and wife Karla of Sayre, Oklahoma; sixteen grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Darla Logan; a sister, Sue Gingerich; and a brother, Wayne Maudlin.

Graveside services are scheduled at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1st in the Braman Cemetery with Darrell Gingerich officiating. Military rites will be performed by the Braman American Legion.

Honorary casketbearers will be Hunter Ray, Parker Ray, Joseph Maudlin, Travis Hobaugh, Matthew Maudlin, Jason Logan, James F. Maudlin and Andrew Maudlin.

A memorial has been established in his honor with the Braman American Legion in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon, Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631.