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John Newton Chaney, Jr.

August 21, 1947 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 72)

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John Newton Chaney, Jr, age 72, retired instructor and United States Air Force veteran, left us on August 6, 2020. John was born August 21, 1947, to John Newton Chaney, Sr, and Bertha Loren (
Hancock) Chaney, in Claremore, Oklahoma.

John graduated from Sequoyah High School in 1965. He married the love of his life, Wanda Sue Baldwin the following year in 1966.

John love his family very much. There wasn't anything he wouldn't do for them. He will be dearly missed by his wife: Sue; daughters: Patricia Johnson, and Laura Rogers, and son: John Chaney, III; four grandchildren; mother: Lorene Chaney; sister: Nonie Triplett; brother: Steven Chaney; and multiple other family members and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father: John Chaney, Sr.

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 13, 2020, at the Rice Funeral Service in Claremore, Oklahoma. A funeral service will be held at Garden of the Chapel, at Rice Funeral Service.

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August 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

August 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

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