Louis Dwight Walkingstick

Oct. 18, 1926 – May 11, 2018

Louis Dwight Walkingstick

Oct. 18, 1926 – May 11, 2018


Services for Louis Dwight Walkingstick Sr., 91, of Sallisaw, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Sallisaw. Burial will follow at Akins Cemetery in Sallisaw under the direction of Agent & Mallory-Martin Funeral Service Inc.

Louis Dwight Walkingstick Sr. was born on Oct. 18, 1926, in Dwight Mission community to Mamie (Moore) Walkingstick and Dwight Louis Walkingstick and passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018, in Fort Smith, Ark., at the age of 91. He was married to Charlene (Lessley) Walkingstick in August 1952.

He worked at Southwestern Bell, was a fireman, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Charlene of the home; one son, Louis Walkingstick Jr. and his wife, Christy of Sallisaw; one daughter, Frances Elliott of Sallisaw; three grandchildren, Justin Benham, Matthew Walkingstick and his wife, Erica and Samuel Walkingstick; and three great-grandchildren, Annastin Benham, Austin Benham and Caleb Walkingstick.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary Jane Walkingstick and Wynoma Peters; and his nephew, Albert Louis Peters.

Viewing is noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Sallisaw. The family will greet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Active Pallbearers are Matthew Walkingstick, Samuel Walkingstick, Justin Benham, Garrett Gladd, Dalton Lessley, Russell Kennedy, Kyler Skelton and Bennett Lessley

Honorary Pallbearers are all current and retired Sallisaw Firefighters, all current and retired Southwestern Bell employees, all current and retired Sallisaw coaches, Steve Sullivan, Loyd Jackson, Owen Balmain, Stanley Collins, Bill Aydelott, Jim Sparks, Barney Cheek, Lea Lessley, David Lessley, Steve Lessley, Patrick Pointer, Paul Lessley, Dow Duke, Jerry Johnson, Carl McGrew, Wayne Land, Don Cassidy, Marilyn Edwards, Danny Ross, Mark Cox, Steve Allen, Voynne Davis, Ronnie Jarrad, James Virgil Farmer and Jack Lillard 

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