Thomas "TOM" Edward McKelvain

September 7, 1938 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 82)

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          Thomas Edward McKelvain died August 25, 2021 in Lindsey, Oklahoma at the age of 82 years 11 months 18 days.  Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Rosedale Baptist Church in Rosedale, Oklahoma.  Interment will follow at Hopping Cemetery in Wayne, Oklahoma, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.  

          Tom was born September 7, 1938 in Velma, Oklahoma to Foster Levi and Velma A. (Romine) McKelvain.  He was raised in Elmore City, graduating in 1957.  On November 9, 1958, Tom married Alice Ruth Short in Gainsville, Texas.  He worked many years as a Truck Driver before his retirement.  Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing and horse roping.  He was a member of the Rosedale Baptist Church. 

           Tom is preceded in death by his mother, Velma McKelvain in 1976; his father, Foster McKelvain in 2000; his son, Ricky McKelvain in 2001; and his brother, Bob McKelvain in 2018.  Survivors include his wife, Alice McKelvain of the home; his son, Larry McKelvain of Ferris, TX; his son, Gary McKelvain of Dallas, TX; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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August 27, 2021

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wadley's Funeral Service
303 W Washington Street
Purcell, OK 73080

Funeral Service
August 28, 2021

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church - Rosedale
37740 Arkansas Ave.
Byars, OK 74831

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