Clyde L. Heathcock, Jr., 74, of McAlester, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his home.
Family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church in McAlester with Pastor Chip Lott and Pastor Antonio Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park in McAlester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church building fund.
Clyde was born on July 9, 1944 in Mobile, Alabama to Clyde L. Heathcock, Sr. and Edith (Freeman) Heathcock. He married Patricia Warren on May 21, 1966 in Krebs, Oklahoma. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from East Central University in Ada and was a Sergeant in the National Guard. He was a retired police officer with the McAlester Police Department. He also retired from the State of Oklahoma CLEET and later retired from McAlester Public Schools. He was a Mason and a member of the McAlester Sertoma Club. He enjoyed ham radio, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in McAlester.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Heathcock of the home; his children and spouses, Shelly and Brian Kirkes of McAlester, Aaron and VeRonica Heathcock of McAlester, Antonio and Vandra Porter of Broken Arrow; five grandchildren, Jordan Kirkes, Pepe Kirkes and fiancé Megan Ray, Ani Kirkes, Kennedy Heathcock and Jackson Heathcock; one brother and sister-in-law, George and Phyllis Finamore; one sister and brother-in-law, Gloria and Bill Poston of McAlester and a sister-in-law, Charlene Rains.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Edith Heathcock; a son, Brian Todd (BT) Heathcock; father-in-law, Charles Ed Warren and mother-in-law, Duretta Smith
Active pallbearers will be Chuck Copeland, George Finamore, Dale Nave, Jerry Perteet, Gene Walker, Bob Chapman, Gary Wansick and Mike Goodspeed. Honorary pallbearers will be the McAlester Police Department, active and retired and the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s office, active and retired.
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