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James D. "Jim" Cribbs

March 20, 1937 April 6, 2018
James D. "Jim" Cribbs
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James Darrell “Jim” Cribbs, 81, of Del City, Oklahoma died April 6, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born March 20, 1937 in Liberty, Kansas to Harold H. Cribbs and Freda Maud VanCleave Cribbs. He graduated from Independence High School, class of 1955, in Independence, Kansas and then went on to graduate from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1960. Jim retired from Tinker Air Force Base in December 1999 after over 34 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army field artillery reaching the rank of Captain in early 1960, fulfilling his ROTC commitment. He was a long time member of Meadowood Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon, preschool Sunday School teacher and most recently as secretary in Bob Baldwin’s Sunday School class. He was very active in the church prayer ministry. In earlier years, he lead his sons Boy Scout troops as a Scoutmaster and also coached their little league baseball teams. He was a very proud grandfather and loved going to his grandchildren’s activities. He never missed a football, volleyball, basketball game, or band concert. Jim is survived by his wife, Peggy of 57 years; 3 children, Larry Cribbs and wife Gigi, Mike Cribbs and wife Donna, Penny Burt and husband Eric; grandchildren, Jake, Brent, Adam, Heath, Naomi, & William Cribbs, and Jessica Burt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be very missed by all who knew him. Viewing will be 8AM-8PM Thursday and 8AM-8PM Friday with family present from 6PM-8PM to receive friends at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home. A funeral service will be 11AM, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Meadowood Baptist Church in Midwest City with interment following at Sunny Lane Cemetery in Del City, OK.


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Viewing

Thursday

12

Apr

8:00 AM 4/12/2018 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 4/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home

1820 S. Douglas Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73130

Barnes Friederich Funeral Home
1820 S. Douglas Blvd. Midwest City 73130 OK
United States

Viewing

Friday

13

Apr

8:00 AM 4/13/2018 8:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 4/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home

1820 S. Douglas Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73130

Barnes Friederich Funeral Home
1820 S. Douglas Blvd. Midwest City 73130 OK
United States

Formal Visitation

Friday

13

Apr

6:00 PM 4/13/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home

1820 S. Douglas Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73130

Barnes Friederich Funeral Home
1820 S. Douglas Blvd. Midwest City 73130 OK
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

14

Apr

11:00 AM 4/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Meadowood Baptist Church

2816 N Woodcrest Dr
Midwest City, OK 73110

Meadowood Baptist Church
2816 N Woodcrest Dr Midwest City 73110 OK
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunny Lane Cemetery Final Resting Place

4000 SE 29th St
Del City, OK 73115

4000 SE 29th St Del City 73115 OK
United States
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