Donald W. Kuykendall passed away Feb. 4, 2020, in Durant, Oklahoma, at the age of 89. Visitation for Mr. Kuykendall will be Feb. 7, 2020, from 6-7 p.m. at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, 121 N. 5th, Durant. Funeral services will be held 10 a,.m. Feb. 8, 2020 at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home with Wayne Sampson officiating. Interment will be following at Rosehill Cemetery in Calera, Oklahoma, with Kerry Robinson, Dave Tomlinson, Chad Sampson and Joe Hammond.


Donald was born July 3, 1930, in Utica, Oklahoma, to Theodore Monroe Kuykendall and Syble Birtis Barton. Donald was a member of the Durant Masonic Lodge and the Durant Shriners. He also served in the United States Marine Corp. He was an outdoorsman who loved to garden, hunt and fish. Donald also enjoyed reading books.


Donald W. Kuykendall was survived by his children Don Kuykendall Jr. and wife, Melanie, of Lake Tawakoni, Texas; Eric Kuykendall of Denison, Texas; James Kuykendall and wife, Erin, of Kingston, Oklahoma; and Kara Kuykendall of Durant; sister Loetta Short of Pottsboro, Texas; brothers Travis Kuykendall and wife, Pat, of Shawnee, Oklahoma; and Jerry Kuykendall and wife, Barbara, of Edinburgh, Texas; and seven grandchildren - Mindy, Alyssa, Trey, Ryleigh, Wade, Dylan and Devin.


Donald was preceded in death by parents Roe and Syble Kuykendall; brothers William Glen Kuykendall, Clovis Alexander Kuykendall and Alvin Monroe Kuykendall; sisters Jane Farrell and Faye Childers; as well as the mother of his children (Eric and Don Kuykendall), Shirley Kuykendall.


Family and friends are also invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at holmescoffeymurray.com.