Elbert Don Idlett died July 20, 2014 in Noble, Oklahoma at the age of 60 Years 4 Months 14 Days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Don was born March 6, 1954 in Lexington, Oklahoma to E.C. "Billy" and Frona (Hamm) Idlett. He was raised in Lexington, graduating in 1972. Don started his career in the Oil and Gas Industry early, and at the age of 25 found himself traveling to places such as Saudi Arabia, Italy and Singapore. Also, through out his life, Don worked construction and roofing. He always had an adventurous spirit, later moving to California. In 2000 Don met the love of his life, Pat Bagley and after many years together, they were married in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 10, 2005. Don loved having fun and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a hard worker and loved helping others. He enjoyed riding four wheelers, and water sports. Don was good at any sport he tried, and enjoyed time fishing with his grandchildren. He was a handy man and could fix anything. In 2007, he and Pat found their little slice of Heaven on earth, and Don enjoyed working on the farm. They both enjoyed traveling, and his most recent family cruise to Alaska was a highlight of his life.
Don is preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Frona Idlett; and brother, Allen and wife, Trela Idlett. Survivors include his wife, Pat Idlett; his 2 sons, Jeff Idlett and wife, Sarah, Darren Idlett and wife, Brandi; 4 grandchildren, Zachary, Cara, Nicole, Jacob; 4 sisters, Nancy Spires and husband C.D., Helen Reed, Shirley McAfee and husband, Larry, Susie Easter and husband, Jerald; 2 brothers, Dean Idlett and wife, Evelyn, Dennis Idlett and wife, Jennie; and many other relatives and friends.