Stephen Ray Whiteley


March 9, 1952 - August 4, 2017

Stephen Ray Whiteley, 65, of Broken Arrow, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017, in Tulsa. 

Stephen was born on March 9, 1952, in Okmulgee,  to Alma Mae (Riggs) Whiteley and Lloyd Whiteley.  After graduating from high school, he attended trade school.  Steve served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a staking engineer with East Central Electric Co-op, until his retirement. He married Patricia Keith on July 3, 1993, in Tulsa.  Watching his favorite NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt, race was one of his favorite hobbies. He also loved a delicious steak, spending time outdoors, shooting firearms, and his most treasured time was being with his family.

Stephen is preceded in death by his parents Alma Mae and Lloyd Whiteley; brothers, David Whiteley and Jim Whiteley.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Keith Whiteley of the home; children, Stacy Densmore, Keith Hayes and his wife Terri; brother; Fred Whiteley and his wife Sonna; sister-in-law Robbie Whiteley; along with many other family and friends.

Public Viewing was held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service Chapel, 220 S. Alabama, Okmulgee. 

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service Chapel, 220 S. Alabama.  Steve Beam will officiate.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Schaudt's Funeral Service.  Family and friends may view and leave their condolences at

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