Clarence Patrick "Pat" Searles, 91, of Cameron, OK passed away Sunday, May 14,2017 at his home. Pat was born October 14, 1925 in Cameron, OK to Clarence & Louise (Gray) Searles. Pat was a graduate of Oklahoma Tech. He was a veteran of the US Marines. He served in the South Pacific while in the Marines during WWII. He was retired maintenance supervisor for Dow Chemical. His career took him to Venezuela, Tripoli and Singapore. After he retired in 1983 he and his wife moved to his farm near Cameron. He was a member of the Masonic Moshulatubbee Lodge #13.
Survivors include his wife, Merle of the home; daughters, Louise Spencer of Rhode Island, Patty Bradbury & husband John of WV; granddaughters, Kelly Spencer of RI and Sirena Spencer of Tulsa; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, May 18, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Poteau with Rev. Gentry Hill officiating. . Interment will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron, OK. Pallbearers will be Terry Hale, Buddy Pope, Dean Warren, John Bradbury, John Henson, Roy Don Carmack.
The family will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of choice.