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Leslie Kamas

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Leslie Allan Kamas, 73, passed away peacefully at Integris Baptist Hospital on May 25, 2019.

The son of Lewis and Darlien Kamas, Les was born on March 26, 1946, at the Freedom Clinic and Hospital.

He was baptized as a small child and attended the Freedom Christian Church. He was a graduate of Freedom High School and Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

After obtaining a degree in education, Les pursued a career in teaching and coaching.

He held positions at Tyrone, Carmen-Dacoma and Kingfisher Public Schools.

He retired from teaching and coaching in 1979 - and was later named to the Oklahoma Eight-Man Football Hall of Fame - and opted to return to his hometown of Freedom.

It was there that he started his family with his wife Jimalou Perdue and went to work alongside his father at the Kamas Ranch.

He continued working as a rancher up until his last days.

In July 2012, Les married Sandra Harmon.

Early in his life, Les was also honored to serve his country as a member of the Oklahoma National Guard.

Later in life, he continued his acts of service through his work as a commissioner on the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.

Les is survived by his mother, Darlien Kamas of Freedom; his wife Sandy Kamas of Freedom; his son Laremy Kamas and his wife Pepper of Kingfisher; his son Lathen Kamas and his wife Kian of Tulsa; his son Lake Kamas of Kingfisher; his three granddaughters, Maddi, Hadley, and Chloe Kamas of Kingfisher; his grandson Leith Kamas of Tulsa; his sister Carol Kamas Rooney of Oklahoma City; his nephew Kamas Rooney and his wife Carlye of Lakeville, Minn.; and his great nieces Olivia and Elise of Lakeville, Minn.

He is also survived by his stepdaughter, Nikki Steggs and husband Garret; their children, Kye, Sloan and Walker all of Edmond; and many other loved ones and friends.

Les was preceded in death by his father Lewis Kamas and his step-son Brandon Harmon.