Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Virgil Bohanan

Born: 03/05/1949 Died: 01/14/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Virgil Ray Bohanan, 61, of Wright City, passed away on Jan. 14, 2011 at the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was the son of Robert and Melissia (Peters) Bohanan and was born on March 5, 1949 in Talihina. He lived most of his life in McCurtain County and married Carolyn Willis on Jan. 16, 1967 in Antlers. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and most of all he was his grandchildren’s greatest supporter in their events. He was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be truly missed. He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Margaret Ludlow; grandparents, Ed and Melcie Peters and Impson and Jincey Bohanan; two brothers-in-law, Wendell Ludlow and Eugene Bohanan. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn of the home; mother Melissia of Bethel; daughter Tina Parker with husband Stacey of Wright City; two sons, Virgil Jr. (Bo) Bohanan with wife Amanda of Wright City, and Michael Bohanan with wife Melissa of Broken Bow; three granddaughters, Staci (Chele) Ridenour with husband Josh, Brandy and Tara Bohanan; seven grandsons, Will and Dylan Parker, Brett and Casey Bohanan, Dusty, Dallas and Ethan Bohanan; three great-grandchildren, Micah, Kaleb and Rachel Ridenour; one brother and sister-in-law, Herb and Marvada Bohanan of Pickens; seven sisters and four brothers-in-law, Eunice Bohanan of Broken Bow, Mary Bohanan of Battiest, Linda with Austin Jefferson of Bethel, Emilou with Andy Sanchez, Betty with Jimmy Tom, all of Broken Bow, Brenda with Tony James of Hugo and Lois Bohanan of Bethel; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of church family and friends.