Obituary for Dwayne Warrior

Ponca City Now - July 7, 2021 5:50 pm

Dwayne Lamont Warrior

November 29, 1972 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 48)

Dwayne Warrior, 48, beloved Son, Father, Brother, Grandpa, and Uncle was called to his eternal resting place on July 5, 2021. He entered this world on November 29, 1972, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, born to Gordon Warrior and Lois Ann LeClair Warrior.

The traditional noon feast will take place Noon, Thursday, July 8, 2021, in the Tonkawa Tribal Gymnasium in Tonkawa, OK with services to follow, Pastor Jim White and Dr. Rev Louis Headman will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Ponca Indian Cemetery under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City.

Dwayne grew up in White Eagle, OK and attended high school in Stillwater, OK. Dwayne went to work for Albertson’s distribution as a selector and later he became employed by the Tonkawa Tribe as a maintenance grounds keeper in 2003. He took pride in keeping Ft. Oakland “golf Course ready”. He was married to Shannon Moore and to their marriage they had two daughters Krystal Danelle and Avery Cheryl. He later joined union with Racheal Starr and to this companionship Kaedyn Rayne was born. He was also the co parent to Keely and Keifer Starr. Dwayne was an all-around athlete loving to play all sports especially basketball, softball, football, golf, disc golf, bowling, rafting, pool and Shinny. Dwayne enjoyed rock music and attending concerts, being with family and friends, watching Florida State Seminoles, Duke Blue Devils, and Raiders Football. Dwayne cherished the time he spent coaching his children in basketball, baseball, and football. On April 8, 2013, he received the greatest blessing Keagan Dwayne “Battle Toad” his first grandson. On June 26th, 2021, it was revealed that he is to receive another grandson coming in November 2021.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his parents; Gordon and Lois Warrior of Tonkawa, OK, Three daughters; Krystan, Avery, Kaedyn and grandson Keagan Dwayne all of Tonkawa, OK, sister; Hauli and Cecil Gray of Yukon, OK, One brother; Spencer “Bronc” Arkeketa of White Eagle, OK and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his grandparents; Lamont and Mildred Warrior, twin brother; Dwight, sister Anecia ” Angie Mo” and one brother; Brandon “Bing” Warrior.

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