Mynatt Dale Wilkinson died, Monday, January 26, 2015 in Grove, OK. Born Sept 11, 1927. He was married to Janice Yvonne Baker, Naomi Ruth Kiser and Charlene Mary Jones. He was known to many of his friends and family as, "Tiny or Toots." He is preceded in death by his son Wayne and is survived by his brother Jerry Wilkinson, his children: Audrey (Tulsa, OK), Steven (Roseville, CA), Diana and Alan (Troy, MO), his 10 grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Mynatt went to both Lockwood and Carthage High School and attended some college at Kansas State College on a Football scholarship. Mynatt served in the U.S. Army, in both Korea and Japan and was given two Bronze Stars. He spent his career working for McDonnell Douglas on many of the fighters that defend our country to this day including F4 Phantoms, F15 Eagles, plus working on the Mercury, Apollo, and Gemini space programs and closed out his career working on Stealth aircraft as a mockup and tooling mechanic. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and trapper as he truly loved the outdoors. His favorite Bible verse was John 3:16 and favorite song was, "How Great Thou Art." He is now in is Father's gentle hands. Military Memorial Services are being planned for 10 a.m. at the Fullerton Cemetery, located south of Carthage, MO with a gathering at the Greenfield, MO Community Center on February 28, 2015 at Noon. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.ellisfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of Ellis Family Funeral Home in Grove, Oklahoma.
Saturday, February 28th, 2015 10:00am, Fullerton Cemetery