Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Edward Duane Southard

Born: 7/3/1933

Died: 10/28/2006

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Engle Duane Southard passed away peacefully on October 28, 2006, with his wife, Shelley, and daughter, Emily, by his side. He was born July 3, 1933, in Clovis, New Mexico, the son of Engle Southard and Revel Crorey.

He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering. He spent his dedicated career at Union Carbide and retired from DOW Chemical in 2002. Engle was known for his passion for life including his own Native American art, appreciation of nature, and his athletic ability. The passion he has inspired in others will be left as his legacy. He will be missed greatly. His parents preceded him in death.

Survivors include his son, Steven Southard; daughter, Paula Glaser; brother, Mark Southard; and sisters, Gaye Glaser and Mary Ann Kougl.