Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Frant “Skeet”Durant

Born: 3/11/1937

Died: 9/17/2012

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Frank “Skeet” Durant, 75, of Blanco, passed away on Sept. 17, 2012, in McAlester. Mr. Durant was born on March 11, 1937, in Bennington, and was a son of Willie and Lillie (Penny) Durant. His father was an original enrollee of the Choctaw Nation.

He worked in construction and loved to sing and play guitar, beginning when he was 6. He was preceded in death by two sons, Mitchell and Pete; an infant daughter; and a granddaughter.

Survivors include sons, Allen of Atoka and Randy of Stanfield; daughters, Debra of Atoka, Donna of Las Vegas, and Tamera of Washington; stepdaughter Carrie of New Mexico; several grandchildren; and a brother, Virgil Durant of Casa Grande, Ariz