Herbert Ellis "Peewee" DeShazer passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at his home in Newcastle, OK at the age of 57. Memorial services are scheduled for 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell, OK, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Peewee was born on August 1, 1957 in Sacramento California to Wanda May Smith and Herbert Clifford DeShazer. He was raised by his mother, Wanda May and stepfather Ray Thomason. Peewee enjoyed many activities and never met a stranger. He loved to travel with his partner and love, Effie Shoemake, and spend time with his family at lake Eufaula. Peewee loved going to eat, concerts, listening to music of all types, and watching movies. His greatest joys in life were his son Alex, and grandchildren, Briana, Brilea and Braden. Peewee always said that, "he lived for his grandbabies." Peewee will be missed beyond measure, but we have joy knowing we will see him again in Heaven.
Peewee is preceded in death by his mother, Wanda May Smith; father, Clifford DeShazer; and beloved stepfather, Ray Thomason; sisters, Karen Smithson, and Kathy Fouts. Survivors include his son, Alex DeShazer and wife, Sarah of Clinton; grandchildren, Briana, Brilea and Braden DeShazer; brothers, Richard Newman and wife, Sonya of Eufaula, OK, Flint DeShazer of California; sister, Deborah Hope-Lusk of Texas, and many other relatives and friends.