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Roy Henderson Ooten

November 5, 1931 — August 11, 2023

Our beloved father, Roy Henderson Ooten, passed away peacefully in his home on August 11, 2023, at the age of 91. He is survived by his sons, Roy Ooten (Kim), Ron Ooten (Susan), and Shane Ooten.  He is also survived by eight Grandchildren, Kea Ooten McAlister (Chris), Kimberly Ooten Barton (Brae), Keith Ooten (Ashley), Ryan Ooten (Juliana), Kasey Ooten Pate (Michael), Matt Ooten (Brittani), Taylor Ooten, and Emily Kottz (Brandon).  


Roy was born in Oakdale, Tennessee on November 5, 1931.  His childhood in Oakdale instilled a lifelong passion for hard work and dedication, and love for his Savior, Jesus Christ.  He was a decorated Korean War veteran who served alongside his twin brother Ray during the conflict.  Roy and his first wife, Wanda Riggs, met at Calvary Baptist Church after he was assigned Fort Wolters upon return from Korea.  They had three crazy boys, but unfortunately were divorced later in life, however, they continued to share a mutual love for their sons and each other until their death.


In addition to his children and grandchildren, Roy is survived by his brothers, James and Gary Ooten, along with numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Ooten and Erna (Lehman) Ooten, twin brother Ray Ooten, sister Imogene (Ooten) Reynolds, and his first love, Wanda Riggs Breitfelder.


A visitation and viewing will be held Tuesday, August 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Baum-Carlock Bumgardner Funeral Home in Mineral Wells, Texas.  A graveside service will be held on August 16, 10:00 am at Woodland Park Cemetery.  All friends and family are welcome.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

in Mineral Wells

, Mineral Wells, TX

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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