Johnnie R. Methvin died July 15, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 82 years 11 months 29 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery under the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Johnnie was born September 16, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa to Elmer and Vinita (Barefiled) Methvin. He was raised in the Dibble area, graduating in 1950. Johnnie married Kie in February 1953 in Colby, Japan. They lived in California, Colorado, Nebraska, before settling in Oklahoma. Johnnie retired from the United States Air Force and became a Real Estate Developer. He enjoyed playing Golf, Pool, Cards, which he was very goodt. Traveling and going to the beach, spending time with his family, watching sports on TV and reading where some of his favorite past-times. Johnnie was of the Baptist faith and attended Highland Park Baptist Church.
Johnnie is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Vinita Methvin; wife, Kie Methvin; brothers, David Methvin and Frank Methvin. Survivors include his daughters, Carol Rhodes and husband, Joe of Edmond, Betty Noel and husband, Rick of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Justin Rhodes, John Ryan Rhodes and wife, Lynsi, Caitlin Rhodes, Joshua Noel, Jenna Noel; great grandchild, Max Rhodes; siblings, Max Methvin and wife, Mitchie, Paul Methvin and wife, Elizabeth, Gene Methvin and wife, Barbara, Jerl Methvin and wife, Claudia, and many other relatives and friends.