Obituary for Dwaine Tebow

Ponca City Now - January 20, 2020 4:41 pm

Dwaine Charles Tebow

June 10, 1929 – January 17, 2020

Dwaine Charles Tebow was called home on January 17, 2020. He lived life to the fullest everyday of the 90 years he was given. His life began on the Tebow Family Homestead on June 10, 1929, born to Karl Tebow and Edith (Hardwick) Tebow.

Dwaine had his eye on the “neighbor” girl (who was a mile or two away) since his early teen years. After graduating from Lamont High School, Donna Jean Kirby gave into his charm and they were married on April 10, 1949. His pride and joy was his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family meant everything to him.

Since a young boy, Dwaine had a love for farming and continued this passion through his entire living years.. He worked several additional jobs throughout the years. Jack’s Produce, the Pameticky Hardware Store, the telephone company, raising cattle, milking cows and construction. He built homes and barns for local families and was part of the crew that built the Lamont Grain Elevator.

He served several terms on the School Board and County FSA Board. He was an active member of the school board during the consolidation of Deer Creek and Lamont Schools Systems.

Dwaine was a devoted member and served many years on the First Christian Church of Lamont Church Board. He had the honor of performing baptism for several family members.

Dwaine is survived by his wife of 70 years Donna Jean Tebow, his four children; Jean Kay Hembree and husband Rex, Sue Sharp and husband Bob, Craig Tebow and wife Cheryl, and Jeff Tebow and wife Valerie. His 14 grandchildren Justin Hembree and wife Adrienne, Jennifer (JJ) Stacy and husband Kevin, Jana Wilkerson and husband Tim, Jason Hembree and wife Brandi, Brandi Sharp-Smith, Brady Sharp and wife Jaime, Heath Tebow and wife Holly, Brooke Farha and husband Nick, Paige Masters and husband Mark, Tanner Tebow and wife Jillianne , Devin Tebow and wife Melissa, Blake Tebow and wife Molly, Kolby Tebow and wife Jessica, and Breagan Tebow along with 22 great grandchildren with 3 more on the way. Dwaine is preceded in death by his parents Karl and Edith, his brothers Lloyd and Rex, his sister Lois Parks, and his great-grandson’s Karston Smith and Britton Stacy.

The funeral and Celebration of the Life of Dwaine Tebow will be Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 2pm at the First Christian Church of Lamont.

Memorials are welcomed and contribution can be made to Lamont First Christian Church or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or Millers Emergency Medical Service.

Source: Trout Funeral Home