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Richard Martin Banderas

January 8, 1955 — May 16, 2022

Richard Martin Banderas, 67, passed away on May 16, 2022 in Lawton, OK. He was born on January 8, 1955 in Lawton, OK to Richard A. Chico Banderas and Martha Archilta Banderas.
Richard attended school in Boone OK. He served in the United States Army from August 23, 1971 to August 22, 1975 receiving the rank of Specialist 4. Richard was assigned to the 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell, Kentucky while there he was Squad Leader. He also served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard from 1975 until 1977 with the 45th Infantry based in Anadarko, Ok.
Richard was an active member of the KCA Veterans Organization, Apache Native American Church, Apache Native Warriors Society and Apache Blackfeet Society. He worked with construction, building concrete, and was the Warehouse Manager for the Housing Authority of The Apache Tribe from April 5, 2013 until present. Richard enjoyed his job, respected and loved his coworkers.
On November 6, 1972, Richard married Mary Imotichey in Boone, OK and through their union 2 sons and 3 daughters were born. He later married Lesley Youngblood in Boone, OK on June 15, 2013. Through this union he gained 3 sons.
Richard loved family gatherings, his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a loving, giving man whom couldn't turned down someone asking for help.

He is survived by his:
Wife: Lesley Banderas of the home
Children: David R Banderas Lawton, OK
Victoria & husband, Andrew Koweno, Lawton, OK
Teala Ann & husband, Jesus Molina, Lawton, OK
Uriah & Neosha Banderas, Anadarko, OK
Richanda Banderas, Apache, OK
Arron Youngblood, Apache, OK
Willmer Youngblood & companion, Randi Nauni, Seminole, OK
William Youngblood, Apache, OK
Grandchildren: Chico Chasenah, Rico Chasenah, Garrett Chasenah, Marigrata Chasenah, Anna-Marie Banderas, Breanna Perez-Negron, Starr Watts, Krissy Bates, Nevaeh Banderas, Anna-belle Banderas, Elizabeth Garcia, Rachel Bates, Chloe Bates, Johnny Bates, Jessica Molina, Mercedes Banderas, David Banderas, Leticia Banderas, Martin Banderas, Javier, Walker, Tai, Ty, and Kim Banderas, Aja Youngblood, Elia Youngblood, Tobis Youngblood, Heavenly Prentiss and one on the way.
17 great grandchildren
Sister: Donita Washa, Boone, OK; Felepia Banderas, Anadarko, OK; Tania Banderas, Anadarko, OK; Terri Banderas, Anadarko, OK
Brothers: Freddie & wife Jackie Banderas, Lawton, OK; Russell Banderas, Lawton, OK; Ricky & wife, Kelly Banderas, Elgin, OK
Many Nieces and Nephews
God Mother: Antonia Arguelles
Aunt: sandra Stewart, Richmond, OK

He was preceded in death by his: parents, Chico & Martha Banderas; brothers, Danny Banderas, Sandy Banderas; sister, Victoria Banderas; Grandfather, Freddie Tsatahsisko, Grandma Julia Mulkehay; Great Grandmother, Henrietta Jaramillo; Great Grandfather Achilta (Oklahoma), Great Grandfather Mulkeyhay, Great Grandmother Maykah, Great Grandmother Keeharto, Great ~ Great Grandfather Tseeleh Aarylocks, Great~ Great Grandfather Dat Chelazongah; Great~ Great Grandmother Cha Chah tahoodle, Great~ Great Grandmother Dahtahhay, Great ~Great Grandfather Poor Wolf, Great ~Great Grandfather chowhawto, Great~ Great Grandfather Kahbanaw, Great~ Great Grandmother Dah to, and Grandson Willmer L. Ace Youngblood.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2022
Watchetaker Hall, Lawton, OK

Interment: Friday, May 20, 2022
Cache Creek KCA, Apache, OK

Wake: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022
Watchetaker Hall, Lawton, OK

Visitation: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022
Ray and Martha's Funeral Home, Anadarko, OK

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home-Anadarko, OK
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, May 19, 2022

9:00am - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Ray and Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko

1115 South Mission Street, Anadarko, OK 73005

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, May 20, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cache Creek KCA Cemetery

, OK 73006

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