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Graveside services for Philip Lee Marler, 65, of Purcell and formerly of Allen are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery near Wewoka.
Mr. Marler passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at the Purcell Municipal Hospital. He was born Nov. 13, 1951, in Ada to Harold L. and Alfreda Stout Marler. He grew up in Allen and graduated from Allen High School. He received an Associate of Arts degree in Kilgore, Texas.
Philip married Leura Chesser June 1, 1974. Mr. Marler was a self-employed oil and gas producer. He and his family lived in Purcell for 26 years.
Survivors include his wife, Leura of the home; two sons, David Bret Marler and his wife, Michelle, of Ardmore and Kirk Marler and his wife, Heather, of Norman; an aunt, Louise Pogue of Ada; a cousin, Marcus Pogue and his wife, Debbie, of Ada and their son, Tyler James Pogue, and his family of Frogville; his mother-in-law, Bobbydine Chesser of Wewoka, his brother-in-law, Robin Chesser and his wife, Diane, of Wewoka; his sister-in-law, Merry White and her husband, Simy, of Wewoka; and two nephews and three nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Published on February 13, 2017
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