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Tommy Joe Dudley

December 7, 1963 ~ February 27, 2020 (age 56)


Joe Dudley passed from this life, Thursday, February 27, 2020, at home in Claremore, Oklahoma.  Tommy Joe Dudley was born December 07, 1963, to Raymond Calvin and Leona Dell (Vance) Dudley, in Claremore, Oklahoma.  Joe married the love of his life, Sharon Margaret Stocker, December 12, 1987, in Claremore, Oklahoma.

Tommy worked for T.D. Williamson Manufacturing for 19 years in Tulsa, OK.  Being a dedicated employee, he was promoted to a supervisor role over shipping & receiving during his career.  As an unwavering sports fan, his dedication to the Oklahoma State Cowboys & his hometown Claremore Zebras was stronger than most fans.  Outside his work attire, he wore his OSU clothing from head to toe no matter the occasion.  He rarely missed an OSU game from home and was there for the Zebras in rain, snow or shine.  You could guarantee his support through their entire games, win or lose.  He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  Cookouts were his favorite as it brought everyone together for quality time, food & games.  He was a wonderful husband, father & grandfather.  He looked forward to spending time with his children/grandchildren & being able to play & watch them grow.  Being proud of them was an understatement. 

Joe left behind parents:  Raymond  and Leona Dudley; wife:  Sharon Dudley; children:  David Stocker and wife, Kendel, and Dixie Murphy and husband, Lucky; bonus children:  Alicia Martinez and Angelita Martinez; brother:  Raymond Dale Dudley and wife, Tama; grandchildren:  Bryer, Shaylynn, and Zavian; aunts and uncles:  Bernice, Tim and wife Gene, Karen and husband Steve, Kay, and Linda and husband Chris; nieces and nephews:  Kevin and wife, Jessica, Randy and wife, Michele, Tyler and wife, Samantha, Skye, Sierra, Zak, Matthew, and Tabitha; special friends:  Terry Hudson, Destiny Claunch, Kristy Kubala, Jeff Jones, and Nathan Simpson; mother-in-law: Margaret Stocker, brother-in-law: Elton Stocker, and sister-in-law: Barbara Wren; numerous great nieces and nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Joe is preceded in death by:  grandparents:  Calvin Dudley, Edna Dudley, Daisy Myers, and Dennie Jordan.

Visitation will be held 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore, OKlahoma.  A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Garden of the Chapel, Rice Funeral Service, Claremore, Oklahoma.  The family encourages everyone to wear OSU colors and come casual.

Interment will be immediately following the service at Oakhaven Cemetery in Claremore, Oklahoma


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March 3, 2020

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

Celebration of Life
March 4, 2020

1:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service and Cremation Center
631 E. Will Rogers
Claremore, OK 74017

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