Wayne Harlan Jr.

September 19, 1953 - March 16, 2020
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Wayne “Butch" Alvin Harlan, Jr, 66, of Anadarko passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 16, 2020 at his home in Anadarko. He was born on September 19, 1953 to Wayne Alvin, Sr and Thelma Faye (Long) Harlan in Denison, TX. Butch's father worked in construction and moved his family where the work was. Because of this, Butch and his siblings had the opportunity to live in places such as California, Hawaii, and Washington State. His family lived in Washington State before moving to Oklahoma, and in 1972, Butch graduated from Anadarko High School. After he moved to Oklahoma, Butch met the love of his life, Marla Lee and on June 17, 1972, they were married. From this marriage came two children, Eric Wayne and Jill Briann.
Butch worked in the construction industry and was also a carpenter. He enjoyed working on old cars and refurbishing old guns. Butch loved his family very much. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.
Butch was preceded in death by his parents Wayne, Sr. and Thelma Harlan.
He is survived by his wife, Marla, of the home. One son, Eric Harlan and his wife Jennifer of Anadarko, OK. One daughter, Jill Brown and husband Clifton of Southern Pines, NC. Four grandchildren, Brooklyn Harlan and Bridge Harlan of Anadarko, OK. Avery Brown and Alexander Brown of Southern Pines, NC. Three sisters, Margaret Coleman and husband Stormy of Wasilla, AK. Judith Taylor and husband Jackie of Anadarko, OK. Shirley Kinder of Temple, OK. Butch is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Services will be held at a later date.

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Fred trescott
Anadarko, OK
So sorry for your loss prayers for you all
Theresa Plata
Anadarko, OK
Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
Rick and Lynn Box
Renton, WA
We are so sorry for you loss Eric and Jill. Our prayers are with you.
Crissi Pulis
Walters, OK
My heart is broken and words are not enough to express how much I love my Uncle Butch or how much I wish I could hug my Aunt and cousins right now.
Ravene Warren
Stratford, OK
He will be greatly missed. Greatest uncle anyone could ask for! Love to all
Jake Henderson
Lindsay, OK
So sorry, Aunt Marla , Eric, and Jill. Love y’all
Sequoia Hassler
Marlow, OK
We will miss him lots. If you need anything please let me know.  Love you all
Rhonda Sneed
Moore, OK
Butch was fun to grow up around. Always funny and a little ornery. Of course I was just the little cousin.
He will be very missed. Such a jolly soul. Rest In Peace Butch. Prayers and peace to all the family... Love Always,
Rhonda
Antoinette Short
Anadarko, OK
Condolences to your family my dear brother friend Chief Eric Harland. Prayers for strength & comfort.  Much love to all.
Dustan and Belinda Chandler
Cement, OK
Praying for you and your family.
Jaime Box Dickson
Henderson, NV
My prayers and thoughts are with your family during this time.
Kevin DeVaughan
Dodge, OK
Butch has been a very good friend of mine for the last 24 years and the loss of him tears at the heart with great pain. I will never forget the times we had or the lessons he taught me. My sincere condolences to Marla, Eric, and Jill, as well as the other friends and family.
Don Ramsey
Leonard, TX
Butch will be missed by many.
Curtis Akoneto
Apache, OK
My Condolences to the families
Dan Bauer
Deerfield Beach, FL
RIP Butch!
Jody Wayne isaacs
Moses lake, WA
So sorry for your loss Butch was a good friend of mine we had a lot of good times together I will never forget you brother may you rest in peace
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