Elmer Edward Enyart, Sr., of Grove, Okla. went to meet his Jesus on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Grove Okla. He was 78.
Elmer was born January 10, 1939, in Ottawa County, Okla. to Euculed and Elnora (Peacock) Enyart.
Elmer graduated from Wyandotte High School with the Class of 1957. He was an outstanding athlete, lettering in football, basketball, and baseball all four years during his high school days.
Elmer has been a lifelong resident of the Wyandotte area, serving his community as a Wyandotte Lions Club Member. Elmer served as President, Secretary, Top Ad Seller for the North and South Program many times. He was awarded the honor of Outstanding Member of the Club. Elmer completed many training sessions, meetings and requirements to be awarded the honor of serving as District O Governor on the state level in 2013-2014. Elmer was recognized as Lion of the year, Governor offering valuable contributions and was recognized by the International Association of Lions in 2011-2012. Elmer continued to serve as a Past District Governor until overcome by his illness.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Ellis, Richard, and James (Jimmy) Enyart; one sister, Phyllis Enyart Vowels; one son-in-law, Rick Welbourne; and one granddaughter.
Elmer is survived by his wife, Trudy Enyart of the home; seven children, Tammy Welbourne of Shawnee, Okla., Elmer Enyart, Jr. (Sherry), John Enyart (Kristina), Gary Madison, Jr., Lana Lin e (Logan) all of Wyandotte, Jennifer Schuler (John) of Quapaw, Okla., and Jason Arnold (Gerri) of Palm Coast, Fla. Sisters Linda Warren (Robert) of Wyandotte, Okla., Brenda Chancellor (Don), of Wyandotte, Okla. and Donna Montgomery of Seneca, Mo. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Sycamore Chapel United Methodist Church where Elmer was christened as an infant, and married his wife in 2005. During his adult life, Elmer faithfully served and assisted his church family as Chairman on numerous committees until his passing.
Interment will be at the Brown Cemetery, Wyandotte Okla.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sycamore Chapel United Methodist Church thru Paul Thomas Funeral Home.