Obituary for Donald Spore

Ponca City Now - January 12, 2022 6:02 pm

Donald Ray Spore

December 29, 1936 – January 10, 2022

Donald R. Spore passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022. He was 85. Viewing will be 10 am – 8 pm, Friday, January 14, 2022, at Trout Funeral Home. Service will be 2 pm, Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Trout Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Donald was born in Ponca City on December 29, 1936 to Levi R. and Flossie Mae (Levings) Spore. He attend Ponca City schools and graduated from Ponca City senior high in 1956.

He entered the United States Air Force upon graduation and spent the next 27 years traveling with his wife and children around the states as well as Thailand and Korea, also several short tours to Okinawa. Upon retirement, in October 1978 he went to work at Nickles Machine shop in Ponca City, OK. Donald work there for 24 years. He spent the rest of his life traveling around and visiting with friends, he had met in the air force. He makes pictures out of wood for his kids and grandchildren, and also friends.

Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Levi Ray and Flossie May Spore; brothers, Alvin, and Bobby; sister, Vera May; daughter, Flossie Jean; son, Carl Ray Spore; brother, Wayne Spore and wife, Cleta.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Spore; son, Richard Spore and wife, Briska; grandchildren, Destin, Tedi, Carl Allen, and Andrew; great-grandchildren, Bonner, Hensley, Lyle Spore, Leland Spore, Nikita Spore, and Soren Rameriez.

Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Source: Trout Funeral Home