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Leo E. Cahill Jr., 84, of Fort Gibson was born January 24, 1933 to Leo and Mary (Jane) Cahill and entered Heaven's Gates on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at his home.
Leo grew up in Muskogee where he attended school. He joined the Navy in 1951 and received an honorable discharge in 1955. On May 26, 1961 he married Yvonne and they had a loving marriage lasting 55 years. He was a member of the Old Country Baptist Church. Leo enjoyed working in his yard, carpentry, golfing, fixing things and taking care of his family. His greatest joy was his grandchildren.
Leo began his career at OG&E in 1965 and retired in 1994 as the Superintendent of Operations.
Leo is survived by his daughters, Sharon Littrell and husband Danny, and Janie Cahill; grandsons, Jeremy Clinkenbeard and wife Amy and Bryan Clinkenbeard and wife Lorin; granddaughter, Erin Turner and husband Matt; great-grandsons, Jace and Cade Clinkenbeard, Blake Clinkenbeard, and Murry Turner; his faithful dog Scamp and many friends.
Leo was preceded in death by his wife Yvonne.
A celebration of Leo's life will be held 2:00PM, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson with Dr. Newel Poteet officiating. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee.
The family of Leo E. Cahill Jr. has entrusted his services and burial to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service Fort Gibson (918) 478-2555.
Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
Published on October 15, 2017
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