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David Eugene McKiddy


David Eugene McKiddy died December 18, 2020 in Norman, Oklahoma, at the age of 65 Years 11 Months 2 Days.  Graveside Services were held Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Red Oak Cemetery east of Noble, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

David was born January 16, 1955 in Purcell, Oklahoma, to James Jr. and Agnes (Roberson) McKiddy. He was raised at home with his parents until he was nine years of age. 

David was enrolled into the Pauls Valley State School until moving to a group home in Pauls Valley.  At the end of 2001, he moved to Oklahoma City and lived with his niece, Kristie Taylor, and his sister, Sheila Taylor, until her death in 2012. David loved to draw, write, color and play video games of all kinds. He was a avid OU fan as well. 

David was preceded in death by his parents, James and Agnes McKiddy; his brothers, Calvin McKiddy and James McKiddy, III; and his sister, Sheila Taylor.

Survivors include his sister, Berniece Hobbs; his brothers, Clyde McKiddy and Wilbur McKiddy; his niece and caregiver, Kristie Taylor; his brother-in-law, Leslie Taylor; a large number of nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews; along with longtime friends,  Pleze “Tom” Dillinger, Kathy Kessler, Adam Kessler and Peggy Sensibaugh, all of which helped care for and loved David. 

Special thanks to the OU Medical Doctors, Nurses and other staff  for all the care given to David over the years.