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Homer Alvie Musgrave


Funeral services for Al Musgrave, 91, of Purcell will be held at 2 p.m. December 1, 2023 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services willl be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.

Homer Alvie Musgrave was born November 4, 1932, to Levi and Mae Musgrave in rural Cleveland County, Oklahoma. He graduated from Norman High School with the Class of 1950. Al was a proud Navy Veteran.

On July 4, 1953, Al married Bobby Jean Barnard and they recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. They raised three children and chose to always stay in Oklahoma- living in Oklahoma City, Lawton, Sterling, Norman and Purcell.

He graduated from Blackwell Business College and continued learning and living his life to the fullest for all of his 91 years of age. After his retirement as general manager of Auxier Scott Supply Company in Oklahoma City, he joined Bobby in the real estate world. They opened Musgrave Real Estate in Purcell in 1982.

Al next started Musgrave Construction Company with his son Ron, and they built many homes in the Purcell area. He loved hunting, published several short stories, and considered his time spent on the farm as golden.

Al passed away on November 26, 2023. He was preceded in death by his youngest daughter, Sandra Joy and her husband, Weldon Beasley, and also four of his bossy sisters: Agnes, Aliene, Alice and Alma.

Al is survived by his wife, Bobby and two children, Jean and husband Fred Stauffer and Ron Musgrave and wife Mary. He had six grandchildren, Jake Musgrave, Katie (Brian) Manning, Lindsay (Bryan) Jackson, Shelly (Jeremy) D’Apolito, Caleb (Cassidy) Stauffer,and Josh (Naomi) Stauffer. Al enjoyed every moment spent with his eight great-grandchildren, Aliza, Lily, Michael, Caleb, Ava, Lance, Shannyn and Mason (Alysha). He is also survived by his younger brother and sister, Earl (Judy) Musgrave and Anita (Raymond) Dousset. Al always enjoyed being with Bobby’s family and all his nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to The Pioneer Library System Foundation www.plsfdn.org, or by mail, 300 Norman Center Court, Norman, OK 73072.    

Online condolences may be made at wilsonlittle.com.