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John F. Banfield, Jr.

July 14, 1947 October 5, 2019
John F. Banfield, Jr.
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Obituary for John F. Banfield, Jr.

John F. Banfield, 72 year old Salina resident passed away October 5, 2019 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. John was born July 14, 1947 in Tulsa to John F. Sr. & Helen Jean (Neet) Banfield. John worked as a butcher for Safeway Stores in Tulsa from 1970- 1977 and the went on to work for Safeway/Homeland Store in Pryor from 1977 til his retirement in 2009. To say John loved to fish, would be an understatement. John was preceded in death by his parents, and two siblings Gail Zimmerman & Terri Banfield.
John is survived by his two daughters Trisha Melhouse and husband Mark of Muskogee, Oklahoma & Nancy Phariss and husband Jason of Claremore, Oklahoma, one granddaughter Sydney Phariss of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one sister Peggy Gilpatrick of Portland, Oregon, special friend and fishing buddy Chad Gardner of Boatman, Oklahoma, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other fishing buddies.
The Celebration of Life Services will be held privately at John’s favorite fishing hole at a later date. The family has entrusted the arrangements for John to Stephens-Key Funeral & Cremation Care of Pryor

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