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Harold Graham Stinchcomb


February 14, 2018

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Harold Graham Stinchcomb

Harold Graham Stinchcomb, 84, passed away Feb. 4, 2018, in Perkins, Okla., surrounded by his family at home. 

He was a long time resident of Perkins, Okla., and former resident of Cheyenne, Rock Springs and Grand Junction, Colo. Stinchcomb died following a lengthy illness.

He was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Harold Lee Stinchcomb and Mildred Caroline Graham Stinchcomb.  

Stinchcomb married his first wife of 14 years, Ida May Bennett Sept. 9, 1953, in Grand Junction, Colo. They had three children and she preceded him in death May 12, 1967.  He married his second wife of 49 and a half years, Patricia Ann Zumbrennen, July 27, 1968, in Rock Springs. They had two children from their union.

He attended schools in Grand Junction, Colo., and was a 1951 graduate of the Grand Junction High School. He also attended Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo., and Colorado A&M in Fort Collins, Colo., and received his bachelor of science degree in arts and sciences, with a minor in agriculture in 1955.  He later attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1959. He worked for the Bureau of Land Management until retiring in 1985. He consulted and worked for Tyrell Chevrolet, Fasset Nickel Ford and Halladay Motors in Cheyenne. He retired a second time in 1999 and took residence in Perkins, Okla., in 2006. 

His interests included spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tending to his roses and tomatoes.

He is survived by his wife Patricia; two sons, Kenneth Lee Stinchcomb and wife Toni Anne of Rock Springs, Harold Francis Stinchcomb and wife Darnell Eliza Stinchomb of Cheyenne; two daughters, Terry Lu Stinchcomb VanKirk and her husband Charles Warren VanKirk of Cheyenne and Lori Kay Stinchcomb Tuley and husband Scott Edward Tuley of Perkins, Okla.; 10 grandchildren, Bryan, Peter, Jason, Kendra, Kristin, Caleb, Cooper. Shawn, Shana and David; 10 great-grandchildren, Rutledge, Brielle, Elias, Camille, Justus, Matthew, Mariah, Raylynn, Katelin and Paizlee.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; one sister, Lula Belle Stinchcomb; one daughter, Stephanie Ann Stinchcomb; two grandchildren, Christoper Graham VanKirk and Keith William VanKirk.

Funeral services took place Tuesday.

The family of Harold Graham Stinchcomb resectfully requests donations be made in his memory to Karman Legacy Hospice, 915 South Main, Stillwater, OK 74074

Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.


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