Obituary for Gean Davlin

Obituary for Gean Davlin

Funeral service for Gean Arthur Davlin, 86, of Shady Point is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Calvary Church in Poteau with Tim Painter officiating.

Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Spiro,  under the direction of Grace Funeral Service of Poteau.

He was born Oct. 16, 1937 in Winthrop, Arkansas to Ruthie Bell (Bland) Davlin and Benjamin Franklin Davlin and passed away April 19, 2024 in Pocola.

Gean loved to hunt, fish, and was an avid car enthusiast. He was a welder by trade and could make anything out of nothing. Gean loved the Lord, praying, and even when dementia took over, he still knew Jesus until the very end.

Survivors include his children Rev. Sandra Pierce and husband Mike, Sharon Johnson and husband Jerry, Sylvia Davlin-Trotter, Gean Davlin, Jr. and wife Susan, Sarah Davlin, Maureen Jones, and Brian Simpson and wife Cassie; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sister Mahaskie Stone; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, loved ones and friends.
He was preceded  in death by his Parents; son Seth Davlin; grandson Tyler Davlin; and siblings Stanley Davlin, Luther Davlin, and Dixie Stewart.

Pallbearers are Brian Simpson, Dylan Davlin, Eric Johnson, Josh Johnson, Andrew Martinez, Alex Valdez and Gunnar Johnson.

Visitation is Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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