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Fred Dangott

          Fred Dangott died on Friday, January 9; he was 84 years of age.  Fred was born on May 10, 1924 to Lucien and Emma Glean (Clawson) Dangott in Charleston, West Virginia.

          He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings; a brother Donald Eugene Dangott; a sister Margie Thomas.

          Fred is survived by his spouse Norma Jean Dangott of Okmulgee, his son, Fred “Rusty” Dangott of Henryetta, daughter, Sandy Rea and husband Everett of Indianapolis, Indiana, three siblings; Bob Dangott and wife Alice of Morris, Bill Dangott of Okmulgee, and Nancy Garver and husband Dr. Garver of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 6 nieces and nephews, and several great-great grandchildren.

          Fred served 2 years and 8 months in the Army as an anti-tank gun crewman.  During his duty he received several medals in addition to the Medal of good Conduct and a Purple Heart. Fred was very proud of his military service. One thought that stands out is the he was a diligent and dependable worker regardless of the task.

          Viewing will be Monday, January 12, 2009 from 9:00 to 8:00 P.M. Services will be held Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at 2:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church with interment following at Okmulgee Cemetery.  Officiating will be Reverend Craig Denslow. Casketbearers will be Bob Dangott, Bill Dangott, Sr., Bill Dangott, Jr., Earl Hadley, Rusty Dangott and Ferd Rucquoy.  Military Honors will be provided by VFW Post 1189 of Okmulgee and VFW Post 539 of Henryetta.  Arrangements are under the direction of McClendon-Winters Funeral Home and online condolences can be made at