Graveside services for Dillard Dancer will be held on Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Restland Cemetery with Rev. Herbert Wharton officiating and burial following in Restland Cemetery in Boswell, Oklahoma. Dillard passed away Friday, December 18, 2009 in Antlers, Oklahoma at the age of 81.
Dillard was born October 10, 1928 in Boswell, Oklahoma, the son of Stephen Mark and Ella May (Dudley) Dancer. He had lived in this area all his life. Dillard married Lillian Mitchell on August 5, 1944 in Hugo, OK. He worked as a farmer, rancher, and Saw Mill manager, in his spare time he enjoyed fishing and hunting. Dillard was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Lillian in 2008; one son: Joel Dancer; granddaughter: Holli Duncan-Smith; great-grandchild: Colton Dosh; three brothers: Elmer Dancer, Bill Dancer, Dewey Dancer; two sisters: Lorene Wickersham, Ezel Sanders.
He is survived by two daughters: Brenda Conley-Ramsey and husband Walt of Antlers, OK, Cheryl Coffman and husband Steve of Morgan, TX; one brother: Raymond Dancer of Plano, TX; one sister: Hazel Cochnauer of North Shore, CA; three grandchildren: Amanda and Wayne Bundy of NC, Gus Duncan of Levita, TX, Joe Pat and Rhonda Conley of Antlers, OK; seven great-grandchildren: Jacob Conley of Antlers, OK, Michael Dosh, Justin Dosh both of NC, Lyndsey Smith of Oklahoma City, OK, Joelle Conley, Paige Baskin, Eric Baskin all of Antlers, OK; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Family and friends are also invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at www.mtolivefh.com.