TISHOMINGO, Ok -- Funeral services for Frank Henry "Tuffy" Catron, Jr , (Seq. Class of 1985), 46, of Connerville, Oklahoma will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 10:00 a. m. in the Herb Clark Memorial Chapel at Clark Funeral Service in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Brother Randy Wade and Brother Allen Beck will be officiating. Interment will be in the Seeley-Blue Cemetery North and East of Connerville. There will not be a wake service. Mr. Catron passed away on February 3rd, 2014 at the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Frank was born on August 22nd, 1967 in Tishomingo to Frank Henry Carton, Sr. (Seq.Fresh 1959) and Phyllis (Lattie) Carton (Seq.Soph 1962). He attended school in Connerville and later the family lived in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he graduated from Sequoyah High School in 1985. Frank received an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from Okmulgee Technical School and had been employed as the Kitchen Supervisor at the Carter Seminary at one time.
He is survived by his daughter, Juhree Catron, of the home; his mother, Phyllis Lattie, of the home; four brothers, Dale Catron, Jesse Catron, Wendell Leader,and Frank William Catron; four sisters, Jodiana Morris of Rising Star, Texas, Cruella Catron of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Cindy Brown of Wapanucka, Oklahoma and Connie Leader of Ravia, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Jaxon, Abigale and Paisley Catron; other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers for the service will be: James "Renegade" Justice, Matthew Catron, Jerod Catron, David Lewis, Leroy Drawbaugh, J. J. Bennett, Jeff Rogers, and Topper Duncan. Honorary Bearers will be: Johnny Skinner, Chris Scholar, Leroy Hunter, Jesse Catron,Jr., Frank L. Catron, Toby Catron, Bob Benson, Jeffery Morris, Mike Pittman, Jesse Catron and David Fort.