Kelly Carner

Kelly Carner Obituary


Age - 89


September 11, 2023


Sapulpa, OK

Kelly "Buck" Carner was wrapped in the arms of Jesus and promoted to his heavenly home on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at his home in Mounds, OK. He was born on December 29, 1933, in Bixby, OK, to Virgil and Vinnie Carner. He married Irene Boyce on April 4, 1953. They moved to California in 1961 where they resided until relocating to Mounds in 2003. His wife Irene predeceased him in March 2018. Buck was a plumber by trade until a work injury ended his career at the age of 55. Until the past few years, Buck was actively involved in church life. He started serving as a board member in his early 20s and continued to do so for several years after relocating to Oklahoma. . If the church doors were open, Buck was there, and was usually the one unlocking the doors. Having raised his family in church, Buck considered it a Badge of Honor that his family was involved in ministry and all serving the Lord. In the years that Buck and Irene lived in California, their home was often the place for gatherings after church on Sunday night. Many times, their home was shared with military people who needed temporary residence while waiting for a change in assignments. He missed those days and loved nothing more than everyone being at their home. Buck loved to hunt and his hunting trips to Colorado with family members and friends were some of his most treasured memories. He is survived by his daughter Judy Manntai and husband Sig, son Kelly and wife Brenda; daughter Kathy Williams and husband Quintin; Grandchildren: Justin Manntai, Eric Manntai, Michael Carner, Kara Archuleta, Jane Roberts, Eriana McGill; Great Grandchildren Andrew Manntai, Kellene Manntai, Kaitlyn Manntai; Brother Paul Carner, Sister-in-Law SharonWrigley, and numerous nephews and nieces. The Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 10:00 a. m. at Smith Funeral Home, followed by the Interment Service at South Heights Cemetery.

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