The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 9, 2013

Carl Dillard Jr.

Published 1-9-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Carl Dillard Jr., 90, of Enid, formerly of Blanchard, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at his home.

The son of Myrtle (Watson) and Carl Dillard Sr., he was born July 2, 1922, in Walters, Okla.

Carl served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a mechanic and lived in Blanchard for many years, and then was employed as a rural mail carrier and retired from the postal service.

Carl was a member of Church of Christ and American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and was a great handyman and could make something out of anything.  

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Christine (Roberts) Dillard; second wife, Dorothy (Mayberry) Dillard; son, Ricky Dale Dillard; and brother, James H. Dillard.

He is survived by his daughter, Carlene Deaton and stepdaughter, Sharon Roxas, both of Arizona; three stepsons, Jim Mayberry, Randy Mayberry and Ricky Mayberry, all of Enid; two grandchildren, Angela Harrison and Christopher Deaton, both of Arizona; six great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one brother, Glen Dillard of California; and many other loved ones and friends.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Eisenhour Funeral Home Chapel in Blanchard, with interment following in Blanchard Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. Online obituary and guestbook available at www.eisenhourfh.com.

(Submitted by family)