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James Carl Oliphant

July 28, 1952 October 19, 2019
James Carl Oliphant
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Obituary for James Carl Oliphant

James Carl Oliphant passed away Saturday, October 19th, 2019 in his home Wetumka, Oklahoma at the age of 67.

James was born July 28, 1952 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to Ralph Arnold "Sonny" Oliphant and Emma Jo McKosky Oliphant. He graduated from Holdenville public school and later attended Eastern A & M and received an Associates Degree in Ranch Management. James married June Young in Mena, Arkansas on October 23, 1999. He was self-employed rancher and a member of New Life Church in Wewoka. James enjoyed fishing, hunting, being a prankster, driving tractors and riding motorcycles. James did a motorcycle ride from Key West, FL to Alaska once for his enjoyment. He loved the ranch and spending time with family.

James is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife June Oliphant of the home, son James Raynor Oliphant and wife Megan of Wewoka, daughter Alisha Cowart of Holdenville, daughter Carlee Poindexter and husband Ryan of Holdenville, son Jason Nix of Holdenville, daughter Amy Nix of Okemah, daughter Leesa Roscoe and husband Chris of Choctaw, daughter Angela Nix of Harrah, 14 grandchildren and sister Beverly Hodgins and husband Trent of Okemah.

Family will greet guest for visitation Tuesday October 22, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday October 23, 2019 at the New Life Church in Wewoka with Pastor Tommy Azlin officiating and assisted by Perry Justus and Roy Sisco.

Pallbearers are Raynor Oliphant, Jason Nix, Chris Roscoe, Byron Cates, Terry Stone and Swade Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Glen Payne, Michael Nowakowski, Trent Hodgins, Dave Cofer, Johnny Hoover, Roy Sisco, and Billy Brown.

Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Holdenville, Oklahoma.

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6:00 PM 10/22/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home

301 East Main
Holdenville, OK 74848

Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home
301 East Main Holdenville 74848 OK





2:00 PM 10/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
New Life Church

121 W 12th
Wewoka, OK 74884

New Life Church
121 W 12th Wewoka 74884 OK

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