J R Coston was born September 12, 1924, at Spaulding, Oklahoma, to Lester and Leta Coston. He died Wednesday, February 18, 2015, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 90 years. He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his country honorably with the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. J R was married December 21, 1948, in Beggs, Oklahoma, to Juanita Belle Hatler. He spent most of his working life as a mechanic with American Airlines in Tulsa and was a member of the Transport Workers Union #514. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes, but most important was his family, especially spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He had made his home the past seven years living in Owasso with his daughter Pam.
Loving family members include:
Pam Fry, of Owasso
Sheryl Coston, of Interlocken, Michigan
Granddaughter; Tami Fry-Loyd and her husband Justin, of Verdigris, Oklahoma
Granddaughter; Roni Baker, of Kansas City, Missouri
Great granddaughter; Rose Baker
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Juanita, one brother and three sisters.
Graveside services were held Monday, February 23, 2015, at Fairview Cemetery in Owasso. Arrangements and services were entrusted to the family of Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso.
Note: No Funeral Services
East 76th Street North, East of Hwy 169
Owasso, OK 74055