Roy Isaiah Dunegan 82, rancher and retired road construction, died in Beggs on Sunday, October 12, 2008. He was born in McIntosh County to Homer Bert and Effie Lee (Shepard) Dunegan on April 16, 1926. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Roy married Anna Louise Goodman on September 11, 1948 in Checotah, Oklahoma. He loved the outdoors, camping, and fishing. His parents, one brother, Jr. Dunegan, three sisters, Nancy Kelly, Gracie Stewart and Myrtle New preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years Anna Louise Dunegan of the home, one daughter; Myrna Ann and husband Jack Johnson of Wainwright, OK, three sons; Randall and wife Ella Dunegan of Texanna, OK, Kevin and wife Debbie Dunegan of Okmulgee,OK, Brian and wife Malessa Dunegan of Beggs, OK, two sisters; Martha Jane Fairchild of Sand Springs, OK, Imogene Choat of Glenrose, TX, 14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, October 16, 2008, 10 am at the Nuyaka Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Eads officiating. Burial and Military Rites will be in the Checotah Cemetery at 3 PM. Visitation will be on Wednesday 12-8 pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Beggs, Oklahoma.