Funeral services for Vondal Bracksieck, 86, of Early, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at Heartland Funeral Home. Burial, with military honors, will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 at the Davenport Cemetery in Davenport Oklahoma. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at the funeral home
He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
He was born June 22, 1933 in Jones, Oklahoma to Ault Edward Bracksieck and Hesta Gertrude (Campbell) Bracksieck. He enlisted along with a group of classmates in the Army in 1953 and served until April 15, 1955 as a heavy weapons specialist. He married Maxine Langston on Sept. 23, 1953. Maxine passed away on March 2, 2002. He met and married Billie (Bailey) Jamison in March 2004 and they were married for 12 years before her passing in May of 2016.
Survivors include three children, Vickie Tubbs of Birmingham, Alabama, Greg Bracksieck of Stockton, California and Charles Bracksieck, Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, step-children, and step-grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first and second wives, Maxine and Billie; sisters, Nadine and Norma Jean; and brother, Charles Bracksieck.