Robert Moorhead Sr.

   Memorial services for Robert Moorhead Sr., 72, Elk City resident, were set for 11 a.m. today (Thursday) at Main Street Baptist Church in Elk City.

   Morehead died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Elk City. He was born July 15, 1941, in Sayre, the son of Omega and Paul Vernon Moorhead.

   As a child, Moorhead moved with his family to California, and he grew up in the Linda Vista community. He married Frances McGathy at San Diego, Calif. on Dec. 31, 1963. They moved to Anchorage, Alaska and remained there for several years before returning to California.

   They later moved to Oklahoma in 1967 and stayed for a short time before moving to Corpus Christi, Texas, where he worked as a heavy equipment mechanic.

   After his retirement, they returned to Oklahoma and made their home in Elk City.

   Survivors include his wife, Frances, of the home; three children, Betty Elizabeth Sanchez and her husband, David, Elk City, Robert Leon Moorhead Jr. and his wife, Beth, Cincinnati, Ohio, Troy Anthony Moorhead and his wife, Jessica, Clinton; nine grandchildren; a sister, Marie LeGrand and her husband, Manuel, Elk City; two brothers, Edward Moorhead, Weatherford, and Vernon Moorhead, California; and a host of nieces and nephews.

   Preceding him in death were his parents and a son, Edward Ralph Moorhead.

   Arrangements are under the direction of Whinery Funeral Service in Elk City.

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