Neal Wayne Straight, 49, of Norman, Oklahoma passed away Friday, July 7, 2017, at his home.

Neal Wayne Straight, 49, of Norman, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1967, to Walter Edward Straight Jr. and Nellie Louse (Deere) Straight in Claremore.

Neal was raised in Shawnee and attended school in Shawnee and El Reno. He later moved to Norman where he has since lived.

Neal worked in general labor with his longtime friend, Tim McKutchen.

He was a proud member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe and the Kickapoo and Seminole Tribes. He was good natured and loved everybody. Neal had a very close and spiritual relationship with God. He enjoyed beadwork, video games, and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Edward Straight Jr; brother, Tony Allen Straight; and sister, Tina Marie Palma.

Neal is survived by his mother, Nellie Straight of the home; daughter, Shanelle Straight of Norman; son, Nathaniel Straight of Norman; grandchildren, Danelle, Ryder, Doryan and Reed; brother, Brian Wayne Faulks; aunts, Molly Deere and Judy Deere of Norman; and numerous cousins and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, and continue through service time.

Service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 13, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Tem McCutchen officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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