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David Harvey Gower Jr.


David Harvey Gower Jr. of Maysville was born on July 7, 1941 in Maysville, Oklahoma, to David Harvey Gower and Ima Katherine (Degraffenried) Gower. He passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Lexington at the age of 80 years.

David was a lifetime resident of Maysville and graduated from Maysville High School.  After graduation he joined the U. S. Army where he served his country.

He loved his family and the time they spent together. David had worked at Burford Corp., Beaver Tool, Burnes Feed Mill, and finally as a Hwy. 74 maintenance employee for the State of Oklahoma. He loved his job and socializing with his co-workers. He really enjoyed time spent visiting with people. David will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his son, Eugene Gower and wife, Shanda, of Lexington; daughters,  Pam Henderson and husband, Phillip, of Sulphur and Tammy Roberts of Sulphur; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

David was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Barbara Gower; brother, Iman Ray Gower; and sister, Barbara Gower.

Graveside services were held Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Maysville Cemetery with Bro. Troy Madden officiating.  Burial was under the direction of John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, Okla. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.winansfuneralhome.com.