Jimmie Edward Cluck, 87, of Kingfisher, passed peacefully while surrounded by family on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, in Oklahoma City.
A celebration of Jimmie’s life was Thursday, Sept. 8, at Kingfisher Church of the Nazarene under the direction of Sanders Funeral Service.
Jimmie was born Nov. 18, 1934, in Wewoka to Jesse and Bessie Jones Cluck.
When he was 2, the family moved to California where he lived until his teen years. He then moved back to Oklahoma where he lived with his grandparents.
On Nov. 22, 1953, Jimmie married Blanche Cerny of Kingfisher and they were lovingly married for 68 years.
Jimmie worked for the Borden Milk Company followed by the City of Kingfi sher where he worked for 30 years until his retirement as a power plant technician.
He also worked as a carpet installer and installed carpet in many Kingfisher area homes.
Jimmie attended Faith and Vision Pentecostal Church in Kingfisher where he served as worship leader for many years.
Jimmie’s passion was singing for the Lord and when not singing, you could find him at a fishing pond where he could stay all day.
You never saw Jimmie without a smile and wearing his overalls.
He loved his family and doing anything that involved spending time with them.
He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who also held a special place in his heart.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one grandson.
He is survived by his wife Blanche of the home; children Larry Cluck and wife Beverly, and Tina Throne and husband Danny, all of Kingfisher; grandchildren Jennifer Rother and husband Jimmy of Okarche, Jared Gore and wife Laura of Kingfisher, Caleb Cluck of Kingfisher and Chase Cluck of Oklahoma City; great-grandchildren Wesleigh Rother of Okarche and Lucas and James Gore of Kingfisher; brother, Rev. Norman Cluck and wife Gloria; sister Nina Higgins; as well as six step-grandchildren and 16 step-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.