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Harrell J
Cathey

January 18, 1937 – September 20, 2018

Harrell Cathey
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Harrell J. Cathey entered Heaven’s gates on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born January 18, 1937 and adopted in February 1937 by Lee and Inez Cathey. While growing up, Harrell attended schools in Putnam City, Ardmore, Shawnee and Oklahoma City and graduated from Central High School in 1955. For two and a half years, Harrell attended The University of Oklahoma, where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity and the ROTC Pershing Rifle Drill Team. Harrell worked for the Oklahoma State Highway Department for one and a half years before going to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, where he worked in the business office, marketing department and network of central office operations, before retiring after 31 years of service. Harrell won the Oklahoma City Sales and Marketing Executive Award and was honored as one of the Top 100 Account Executives for Southwestern Bell. Harrell worked for 17 years at the Department of Agriculture (NASDA) and was honored with several awards recognizing his dedication and accomplishments. Harrell married in Ponca City and had a son, David Cathey. In 1975, Harrell married Judy Hix Addison, who had two daughters, Lynne and Lisa Addison. Harrell was baptized at First Baptist Church in Oklahoma City and attended churches in Ardmore, Shawnee and Ponca City, before later attending Bethel Baptist Church and Southern Hills Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. In 2005, Harrell found out his birth mother was his favorite aunt and his birth name was John Wesley Williams. He will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his:
Parents;
Wife of 42 years, Judy Ruth Cathey.

He leaves behind his loving family:
Son, David Cathey and his wife, Betty;
Daughter, Lynne Webb;
Daughter, Lisa Cox and her husband, Phillip;
Twin Brother, Jarrell Cathey;
Seven Grandchildren: Michael LaMar, Brittany Cathey, Jennifer Cathey, Kaylan Webb, Sean Webb, Kennedy Curry and her husband, Braden, and Mitchell Cox;
Many other family and friends.

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First Visitation

When Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
Address
4000 SW 119th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73173
Additional Information Family will be present from 6-8PM Saturday

Second Visitation

When Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
Address
4000 SW 119th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73173
Additional Information No scheduled family time

Service Information

When
Monday, September 24th, 2018 2:00pm
Officiating
Pastor Ruffin Snow
Location
Southern Hills Baptist Church-Chapel
Address
8601 S. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK

Interment Information

When
Monday, September 24th, 2018 4:00pm
Location
Resthaven Memory Gardens - Oklahoma City
Address
500 S.W. 104
Oklahoma City, OK 73139