Jerry R Hartronft

July 9, 1941 - March 9, 2020
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Jerry Ray Hartronft, 78, of Dill City, Oklahoma passed away unexpectedly on March 9th, 2020 at Great plains Regional Hospital in Elk City, Oklahoma. He was born on July 9th, 1941 to Morris Earl and Wilma (Parker) Hartronft in Oakland, California. Jerry grew up and attended grade school in Oakland, California, his family then moved back to home to Dill City, Oklahoma in 1955. He attended Dill City High School and graduated in May of 1959. After high school Jerry worked at the cotton gin in Dill City and he also did carpentry work in the area. Jerry then took interest in learning the funeral home business at Lawton with encouragement from relatives at the Hartronft Funeral Home in Cordell. Six weeks before he completed mortuary school, he was drafted by the United States Army and served form November 1963 to November 1965 in the Berlin Crisis in Berlin, Germany. After his service in the Army, Jerry returned to Dill City and worked at the cotton gin, he also worked for Knights Irrigation Services and Kenneth Long's Carpentry business. February 1967, he met Pat Glass, a school teacher at Dill City school. They married July 1, 1967 in Dill City, Oklahoma. To this union was born two sons, Stoney Ray born December 4, 1968 and Scotte Ray born July 21, 1971. Jerry worked for M.O.D.A. In Burns Flat for many years, until he and Gary Dew established Eagle Home Repair, a carpentry, electrical maintenance business in Burns Flat, later buying out Gary and becoming sole owner and operator. Jerry retired around 2012, but remained active helping others with their projects. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife Pat Hartronft of the home
Sons: Stoney Hartronft & wife Mandy of Dill City, OK
Scotte Hartronft of Washington D.C., WA
Grandchildren: Jordan Ray Hartronft and Sevan Raychelle Hartronft

Preceded in death by his Parents and Brother: Earl wayne Hartronft

Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020
Lawnview Cemetery
Cordell, Oklahoma

Visitation: 1:00 p.m.~8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home
Cordell, Oklahoma

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Cordell, Oklahoma

Service Information

Visitation
Date: March 11, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Graveside
Date: March 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm

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Twilla Gillham
Burns Flat, OK
Sending love and prayers your way!
Donna Parker
Weatherford, OK
Praying for all yall
Monica Lovell
Dill City, OK
Praying for you all.
Dale Jennings
Stillwater, OK
I'm so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing.  My prayers for all of the family.
Carol Lowery
Burns Flat, OK
So sorry Pat. I know that there is nothing can I can say that will ease your pain so please know that I thinking of you.
Perry Unruh
Pensacola, FL
A really wonderful guy and always wearing a great smile.
Steven Sammons
Dill City, OK
Or deepest thoughts and prayers for Jerry and his family.
Jim and LaVonne Holmes
Clinton, OK
So sad to hear of Jerry’s passing.  He was always fun to be around.  We were classmates.  Class of 1959.  Jerry and Pat did so much for the town of Dill City and our school reunions.
Gary & Carol Bell
Dill city, OK
Pat, so sorry to hear this. Please know we are thinking of you and your family.
Kristi Ayers
Dill City, OK
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.
Debbie Hines
Cordell, OK
I’m just hearing about Jerry. Jim and I certainly hate to hear this. May God give all of you the loving comfort that only the Heavenly Father can give. Please give Stoney hugs from me. I know he will miss Jerry.
Mary lee
Burns Flat, OK
So sorry I’ll keep your family in my prayers
Donna lester
Dill city, OK
Sorry for your loss
Sylvia Best
Enid, OK
Goodbye Jerry. God bless all
Tina Clayton
Clinton, OK
So sorry for your loss
Praying for you all
Gwen Simpson Ware
Edmond, OK
So sorry for your loss.  Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!
Audrey Revere
Stafford, VA
My condolences and prayers to the family.  God Bless.
Earl and Eugenia Hoskins
Burns Flat, OK
Pat and family, so sorry to hear about the death of Jerry.  You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.  Love to all
Amber and Megan Lucas
Lancaster, OH
Sending our Love and Prayers of comfort your way. We Love you.  Very sad to hear about Jerry. May he be watching those Cowboys from the best seat.
Rebecca Ramsey
Burns Flat, OK
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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