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6934 South Western Avenue
PO Box 891320
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Phone: 405-634-1439
Fax: 405-634-3753
Richard Zahourek
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Obituary for Richard Lee Zahourek

Richard Lee  Zahourek
Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes


Funeral Service: 11:00AM Saturday March 23, 2013
Location: South Lakes Chapel (at the funeral home)


Richard Lee Zahourek went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the age of 83. He was born April 19, 1929 in Oklahoma City to his parents, Charles Wesley and Ophelia Corine (Singletary) Zahourek. A lifelong resident of south Oklahoma City, Richard was a 3rd generation 89’er of Bohemian Emigrants who homesteaded near Wheatland, Oklahoma. After graduating from Capitol Hill High School in 1947, Richard honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. On May 27, 1951 he married Eddie Belle Shanks and they celebrated 49 years together before she passed in 2001. Richard proudly retired from Tinker Air Force Base in 1993 as a highly skilled Pattern Maker of the Tool & Die Division, where he happily turned his hobby and love of wood working into his profession. He attended First Southern Baptist Church. Richard enjoyed fishing and going to his cabins at Lake Texoma and Lake Eufaula. He will be deeply missed by all.

He was preceded in death by his:
Parents;
Wife, Eddie Belle Zahourek;
Brother, Charles Wesley Zahourek, Jr.

He leaves cherished memories with his:
Daughter, Lisa Zahourek of OKC and Mike Goss, Sr. of Mustang, OK;
Son, Mark Lee Zahourek and wife, Barbara of Norman, OK;
Sister, Katherine Lobdell of Trinity, Texas;
Grandchildren: Hayley Startzman and husband Todd, Michael Goss, Jr., and Courtney Shannon and husband, Trevor, all of Oklahoma City;
Friend, Barbara Reed;
Many other loving family and friends.

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