Vincent "V. J." Harjo
Sequoyah High School ~ Student 1960s
WEWOKA, Ok -- Former Seminole County resident Vincent "V. J." Harjo , (Seq. Class of 1966), 65, passed away October 31st, 2010 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma . V. J. Harjo was born August 14th, 1945 in Los Angeles California to Louis Harjo and Lucy Stewart Wolf.
He graduated from Sequoyah High School in 1966 and then attended Rose State College.He served in the US Army during the Viet Nam War.
V.J. was a member of Spring Baptist Church in Sasakwa, Oklahoma. V.J. enjoyed going and participating in car shows. He loved showing his 1979 Cutlas. He was a Chef and loved to cook. He will be remembered for making people laugh,and was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and brother. He would give the shirt off of his back if you needed it.
V.J. married Peggy Sue Jones Harjo (Seq. Cls '65) on October 6, 1967.
His Loving wife Peggy survives him of the home. Children are Victor Harjo of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Vanessa and husband Michael Tiger of Mid West City, Victoria Harjo and Husband Cullen Baldridge of Stilwell, and Robert Harjo of Stilwell, Oklahoma. Other survivors include his Sister Lillie Mae Petete of Moore, Oklahoma, special Cousin Esther Lee Harjo Herrera of Oklahoma City, Grandchildren; Hayley Harjo, Zackery Harjo, Hunter Baldridge, and Zaiden Baldridge.
V.J. was preceded in death by his parents, Brother Robert Wolf Jr. and nephew Ramon Wolf.
Wake services are to be held Tuesday November 2, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel .
Funeral Services are Wednesday November 3, 2010 at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Houston Tiger Officiating.
Interment will follow at the Davis family Cemetery in Sasakwa, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers are Vernon Harjo, Lloyd Harjo, Freddie Billy, Jose Rodriguez, Michael Tiger, Stefan Harjo, and Sam Starr.
Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Evans, Scott Petete, and Steve Petete.