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Services for Robert Frisco Micco, 73, of Konawa are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Kellos Walker will officiate. Burial will follow at Emarthla Cemetery.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Micco passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at the Seminole Care Center. He was born Nov. 5, 1944, in Cromwell to Hempsey and Mattie Looney Micco.
He married Nan Emarthla on March 28, 2009, at Spring Baptist Church in Sasakwa.
He was a retired merchant marine, working as a boatswain on the ship. He also served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Ada First Indian Baptist Church.
Frisco enjoyed attending traditional church services, where he loved hearing Creek Nation hymns. He always enjoyed talking to people and used his humor to make anyone smile or laugh. He never met a stranger.
He loved his career as a merchant marine, spending time at sea months at a time. He got to travel around the world while on the job. He felt it was his call in life to be a merchant marine. After retiring, he continued to stay activem doing work around his home with his tractor.
Frisco was a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and belonged to the Tom Palmer Band. He will be remembered for his good nature, smile and sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Nan, of the home; four sisters, Ann Hickey of Bryant, Sarah Winney of Weleetka, Nell English of Okmulgee and Raney Micco of Weleetka; and two brothers, Johnny Micco and Tommy Fisher, both of Weleetka.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Dempsey Micco and James Micco, and two infant brothers; and two sisters, Alice Watson and Finney Micco.
Bearers will be Chebon Emarthla, Greg Chilcoat, Randy Northcott, Zac Postoak, Michael Manley and Jimsey Micco.
Published on February 12, 2018
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