Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Michael Anthony Lopez

Born: 10/01/1960 Died: 04/04/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Michael Anthony Lopez passed away on April 4, 2009, at Baylor Medical Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born on October 1, 1960, in Los Angeles, California, to Cealis Carterby. He graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with two BA degrees, one in design and the other in drafting. He was employed by Lockheed Martin of Fort Worth until his illness, and greatly enjoyed his job. He also enjoyed rodeos, ranch work and tribal pow wows. Survivors include his mother, Cealis Carterby of Ardmore; a sister, Michele Carterby of Ardmore; a brother, Manuel Carterby and wife Belinda; nephews, Russell Rodriguez and Juan Rodriguez of Corsicana, Texas, Cody Carterby of Caddo Mills, Texas, and Christopher Carterby and his friend, Samantha Davis, of Healdton, and numerous cousins. He also will be missed by his family, coworkers, the Spradling Family and special friend, Kevin Spradling.