Wewoka resident Obegin "O.B." Douglas passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in the VA Center in Norman at the age of 96.

Wewoka resident Obegin "O.B." Douglas passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in the VA Center in Norman at the age of 96.

He was born in Konawa on Oct. 8, 1920, to the late Willie Douglas and Mary (Pilot) Douglas.

O.B. was a member of Seminole Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma Tribe and the Tusekia-Harjo Band.

He married Elizabeth Lena on Jan. 3, 1946, in Holdenville. She preceded him in death on May 19, 2000.

O.B. served our country honorably in the United States Army during World War II from 1942 to 1946, earning two Bronze Service Stars. He was wounded during combat in Italy and received a Purple Heart.

Preceding O.B. in death are his parents Willie Douglas and Mary Douglas, daughter Teresa June Douglas, grandson Justin Freeman and granddaughter Alisha Shaw, siblings Andrew Douglas, Emma Foster, Roger Cummings, Susie Factor, Bertha Sherwood and Lille B. Harjo.

Survivors include daughters Mary Willard of Duncan, Ruth Freeman of Holdenville, Margaret Schepens of Bainbridge, Ohio, Wilma Hyde of Edmond, LaVerne Douglas of Shawnee, and Marilyn Douglas of Oklahoma City, and sons Chester Douglas of Wewoka, Ray Douglas of Tulsa, Curtis Douglas of Wewoka, Carl Douglas of Phoenix, Arizona, Dion Douglas of Broken Arrow, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, siblings Corene White of Shawnee, and B. T. Douglas of Seminole, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home, Wewoka. Pastor Ledtkey McIntosh will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be his grandsons; Philip Douglas, Brandon Edwards, Steven Hyde, Derek Hyde, Zachary Violett, and Tristan Marshall. Interment will follow at the Lena Fixico Cemetery in Wewoka.

Arrangements by Stout-Phillips Funeral Home.

An online guestbook is available at PhillipsFuneralService.com.