John Weldon "Stubby" Stubblefield 72, ofMadill, Okla. passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Madill Hospital. He was born on February 12, 1948 in Oklahoma City, Okla. to the late John William Stubblefield and Jewell Mae Harrison Stubblefield. Stubby was raised in Oklahoma City and graduated from U. S. Grant High School.
He joined the United States Navy and served for a short time due to a medical discharge. Stubby married Betty Louise Garmon on January 29, 1968 in El Reno, Okla. and she preceded him in death on May 14, 2005. He worked as a tool and die marker in Oklahoma City.
In 1994, Stubby moved to Madill where he worked as a camp host at Catfish Bay. In 2001 he became a Reserve Deputy for the Marshall County Sheriff Office and worked under Sheriff Bob Wilder, Sheriff Ed Kent and Sheriff Danny Cryer.
Stubby was a member of the Little City Baptist Church. He loved to square dance and was a member ofthe Southern Circle Square Dance Club. Stubby also enjoyed going to the Blue Grass Festival with friends Kay and Gilbert.
He is survived by his daughter; W eldonna Louise Johnson and husband Johnson of Lindsay, Okla., his grandchildren; Megan Bean Henry, Cruz Walker, and Cody Johnson, great grandchild; Zachariah Lane Henry, his sisters; Joyce Wood ofEl Reno, Okla., and Bessie Darlene Little and husband Jim of Asher, Okla., his nieces; Darlene Ames, Tammy Mader, Tammy Wood, and Tianna Schmidt, his nephews; Keith Ames, Tarryl and Darry Ames and Duane and Chris Wood.
Stubby was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one sister, Polly Marie Ames.
Memorials may be made to the Little City Baptist Church in Little City, Okla.
Visitation was Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Watts Funeral Home in Madill, Okla. from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Service was held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Chickasha, Okla. Cecil Mackey officiated the service. Services were under the direction of Watts Funeral Home in Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.
Honorary Bearers were Gary Ashley, Gilbert Ortiz, Donald Yow, Casey Cox, Robert Moore, Howard Hughes, Gary Moore, Richard Moore, Shawn Cupp, Aaron Tabor and Henry Walker .