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Charles Grant Shook
November 14, 1945 ~ August 12, 2022 (age 76) 76 Years Old
Charles Grant Shook, age 76, of Claremore, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, August 12, 2022.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 2:00 pm. At Rice Funeral Service in Claremore.
Charles was born on November 14, 1945, to parents Charlie Grant Shook and Betty Sixkiller. He graduated from Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1964. He married his loving wife, Sandra on Valentine’s Day of 1966, in Miami, Oklahoma. He also served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed in Vietnam in 1966 and 1968. He and his wife have three daughters, Nicole, Ashley, and Molly. He worked for Ford Glass for 34 years.
Charles was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and boating. He enjoyed watching football. He had two beloved dogs, Shorty, a dachshund, and Gus, a Labrador. He was very proud of his daughters and grandchildren. He loved watching the girls play soccer. His grandfather, Walter Riley Sixkiller, is on the Cherokee Nation Roll Book in Talequah, Oklahoma. He was proud of his Cherokee heritage.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Betty Sixkiller and Charlie Grant Shook and sisters, Sarah and Dixie.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Sandra Shook; daughters Nicole Weiser and husband Myles, Ashley Beckham, and Molly Shook; grandchildren Katlin, Kaycie McGonigal and husband Cody, Harley, Seth, and Gentry; great-children Otto, Averi, Hazyl, Charlee, and River; cousins, Danny, Archie, Wayne Shook and families; as well as lifetime of friends Johnny McGuire & Dr. Gene Drake, Dr. Bobby Bratton, Paul Barber, Dave Templton, Ed Rosson, and many friends at Ford Glass.