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Memorial services for Bobby Roy Pybas, 86, of Wanette, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Allen Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate.
Mr. Pybas passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1931, at Shawnee to Jess and Iva Monkres Pybas.
He married Betty Powell on March 29, 1958.
Mr. Pybas was a heavy-equipment operator with Pottawatomie County District #2, retiring after 20-plus years of service. He also worked in the oil field all of his adult life. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He enjoyed watching his grandkids in sports, pumping oil wells and feeding stray animals.
Survivors include his wife, Betty, of the home; three sons, Steve Pybas and wife, Kim, of Ringling, Kevin Pybas and wife, Courtney, of Springfield, Missouri, and Phil Pybas of Wanette; two daughters, Janis Kiser of Sulphur and Lisa Peay and husband, Doug, of Allen; three sisters, Maxine Cupp and husband, Ted, Aumsville, Oregon, Nancy Klarr and husband, Dean, Salem, Oregon, and Cleta Cheatwood, Lawton; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Rozella Powell, Edmond; 12 grandchildren, Tyler Pybas and his wife, Jessica, and Taylor Pybas, Brit and Lane Pybas, Aaron and Ryan Pybas and their mother, Sandy Mosley, Ty and Trey Kiser, T.J. Herndon and B.J. Lucy, and Jensen and Emma Peay; four great-grandchildren, Weston Pybas, Jaci Lucy, Sam and Sophia Sedeh; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Bill, and brothers, Gordon, Chuck and Don; a sister, Betty Ruth; and a son-in-law, Tooter Kiser.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, or your local animal shelter.
Published on September 25, 2017
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