Guy Arlen Vickery

January 20, 1944 - September 22, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Guy Arlen Vickery was born on January 20, 1944 in Hobart, Oklahoma to R.O. “Cap” and Lois Vickery of Gotebo, Oklahoma. Arlen passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Elkview General Hospital in Hobart. Arlen is survived by his wife Ann of the home, a son Ron Vickery and daughter-in-law Stephanie of Lawton, Oklahoma, Two grandchildren; Austin Vickery and Lori Martinez, both of Lawton, Oklahoma, and a sister Kay Owens of Henniker, New Hampshire and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by an infant daughter and grandson; Cameron Vickery; His mother and father and 6 brothers Orland Vickery, Bob Vickery, Don Vickery, Bill Vickery, Roy Vickery, and Gary Vickery. Arlen was raised on a farm northwest of Gotebo. Growing up he and his brothers farmed and operated a dairy. While working on the farm he had honed his skills in dirt work. After graduating high school in Gotebo, He started working in construction and was later drafted in the U.S. Army and then later was transferred to the Oklahoma Army National Guard. He continued to work in construction helping built I35, I-40, and Indian Nation. During this time he had met and married Ann in May, 11, 1966 in Cordell, Oklahoma. Later on Arlen and Ann had moved to Gotebo where he owned a trucking company, a dirt service company, and a steam cleaning company. He then went to work for Kiowa County District 3 for 10 years and then later became Kiowa County District 1 commissioner for 2 terms until retirement. After he retired Arlen and Ann moved to Hobart where Arlen started an oil field company. He was lifetime member of the Church of Christ which had attended churches in Gotebo, Mountain View, and then Hobart whom had served as a Deacon at the Mountain View Church of Christ. Arlen was a devoted Christian, Husband, Father, and Grandfather. He was instilled with integrity and conducted both his personal and business duties as such and left a legacy as an example for the rest of the family to follow. He was passionate about overseeing and taking care of the elderly his whole life and also was a business minded man whom could communicate with everyone he met. Arlen never met a stranger no matter where he was and had a sense of humor whom he loved giving friends a hard time in a loving manner. He loved his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by his family.

Visitation: 9:00 a.m., ~ 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Family welcoming guest from 6:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, Oklahoma

Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Church of Christ
Hobart, Oklahoma

Interment: Hobart Rose Cemetery
Hobart, Oklahoma



Service Information

Visitation
Date: September 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitation
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Funeral
Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Interment
Date: September 26, 2018

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Bobby Sue Osmond
Gotebo, OK
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the Vickery family.
Becky Sparks
Blair, OK
Ann, Ron & Family,
You are thoughtfully in our prayers.  Arlen was very special to our family.  He will truly be missed. 
Rev. 14:13 - “ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord...they
will rest from their labors, for their deeds will follow them.”
The Sparks Family
Linda McCannon
Hobart, OK
Prayers for the family Arlene will really be missed I loved tobwait on him and pick on him. Cherish the memories
David and Galeen (Irvin) Chain
HOBART, OK
Ann, Ron and family,
Just want y'all to know you're in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary & Dena Vickery
Temple, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love Gary & Dena
Teresa Vickery - Porter Family
Collinsville, OK
May God comfort all of you during this difficult time. 
Love Teresa, Bob, Dalton and Ashley Porter
Charles Foster
Blanchard, OK
So sorry for your loss! Sending prayers for the family...
Ken Russ
Ardmore Oklahoma, OK
Arlen, the world will not be the same without you. Heaven just received a good man.
Priscilla White
Claremore, OK
Arlen " Floppy" you were a dear friend to us and a very good respected man. Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see GOD. Mathew:5
Jeremy Humble
Collinsville, OK
The world lost a good man rest in peace
Peggy Williams
Mountain View, OK
Dear Ann, Ron & Family,, So sorry to hear of Arlen passing.  I know your hearts are broken, you have lost a dear loved one, husband, father, grandfather & dear brother in Christ.  Arlen was a great man, kind and a gentle giant always with a smile on his face.  Remember the good times and great memories you had and God will take care of the bad.  Also remember: Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very Dear!! My Love & Prayers are with you and you Family during this difficult time.  God Bless You Always!!
Traci (LaFever) Brasuell
Gotebo, OK
Ann, Ronnie and Family
Sorry for your loss.  Arlene “Floppy” was a one of a kind he will be truly missed.  Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Jimmy and Mary Tindle
Hobart, OK
Ann, Ronnie and Family we were so sorry to hear of Arlen's. Due to Jimmy's health issues we are sorry that we were unable to attend his funeral. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours doing this difficult time. God Bless You!
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