Obituary for Richard Sherrod

Ponca City Now - September 20, 2022 2:21 pm

Richard Allen Sherrod

August 11, 1944 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 78)

Richard Sherrod, 78, beloved Father, Grandfather, and Brother, was called to his eternal resting place on September 18, 2022. He entered this world on August 11, 1944, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, born to Emra N. Sherrod and Willie J. Scott Sherrod.

A celebration of life service will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City.

Richard grew up in Ponca City and attended the Ponca City school system and then obtained an Associate Degree from Oklahoma State University. Richard served his country during the Vietnam Era in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1972. Richard farmed and ranched in Osage County all his life and he was an avid collector of World War II memorabilia. He was also president of the Archaeology club of Ponca City for numerous years.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his daughter Cynthia Sherrod PhD, and Son Matthew Bishop, both of Edmond, OK. Three grandchildren; Isaac Brzozowske and Tesia Brzozowske both of OKC, OK and Taylor Bishop of Norman, OK. One Brother; Robert Sherrod of Texas and One sister; Jean Doughty of Saganah, TX and numerous nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Neal Sherrod.

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