Our Sincere Sympathy


Jimmy Lee Luna
December 29, 1943 - November 15, 2008
1962 Moss Graduate

   Funeral services for Lamar resident, Jimmy Lee Luna, 64, were held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 18th, at the First Baptist Church in Lamar with Reverend Roy Rogers officiating and Reverend Joe Bruner and Reverend J.W. Wagoner assisting. Pallbearers were Jack Goodson, Rick Arthur, Rusty Minick, Verlan Harrell, Brian Freeman, Billy McCoy, Butch Skipworth, and Richard Barrett. He was laid to rest at Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville.
   Jimmy Lee Luna left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on November 15, 2008. Jimmy was born in Lamar, Oklahoma on December 29, 1943 to Dollie Jane (Camp) and Obed Ralph Luna.
   Jimmy married Phyllis in July 1964 and they raised a family on the family ranch. He was a member of the Lamar First Baptist Church and an active member of his community, serving on the Lamar and Moss Boards of Education for seventeen years. He also served on the Board of Hughes County Farm Services. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the United Sportsman Alliance of Oklahoma. Jimmy was an avid hunter. Jim was successful in harvesting numerous Oklahoma record book Whitetail Deer.
   He enjoyed following his favorite team, the Moss Pirates. Jimmy was most happy when in the company of family and friends. His grandchildren were the light of his life.
   Preceding Jimmy's death were his mother, Dollie Jane Luna, his father, Obed Ralph Luna, and an infant brother, Melvin Ray Luna.
   Survivors are his wife, Phyllis, of the home; his daughters, Paulla Slawson and husband, Ron, of Durant; and Tina Cartwright and husband, Tom, of Lamar; grandchildren: Tyler and Madison Slawson and Bailee and Garrett Cartwright; brother, Ronnie Luna and wife, Ruth, of San Antonio, Texas; sisters: Betty Tablert and husband, Oliver, of Checotah; Billie Hazlett of Choteau, Montana; Patty Pack and husband, Bill, of Holdenville and his mother and father-in-law, Joel and June Freeman, of Lamar. Jimmy leaves numerous other friends and loved ones.

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