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Waylon Max Nimmo

March 27, 1940 - August 28, 2018

Burial Date August 31, 2018

Funeral service for Waylon Max Nimmo will be Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10 am at First United Methodist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc,

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Waylon Max Nimmo was born on March 27, 1940 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma the son of Ernest Nimmo, Sr. and Dora (Hood) Nimmo. He passed on August 28, 2018 in Sallisaw. He succumbed to complications after a lengthy battle with ALS.

Max graduated college with a Bachelors in Biology/Chemistry from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1964. He was an entrepreneur, an educator, janitorial worker, financial consultant, cattle broker, oil and gas operator, and construction bulk fuel retailer. Throughout his life, cattle and horses were his strongest interest. He was privileged to enjoy showing cutting horses for several years. He was married to Virginia “Bunny” Stites on June 27, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Max and Bunny enjoyed many years together operating Basin Oil and the Ranch. Max was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sallisaw.

Survivors are:

Wife: Virginia “Bunny” of the home

Son: Max Nolan Nimmo of Cleburne, TX

2 brothers: Joe Nimmo and wife, Phyllis of Ponca City, OK and Tom Nimmo and wife, Carol of Tulsa, OK

2 sisters: Sharon Kay McDonald of Sallisaw, OK and Ann Calhoun of California

3 stepsons: Mike Stites and Darren Stites of Sallisaw, OK and Craig Stites and wife, Stacy of Ft. Smith, AR

Daugther in law: Tonya Stites of Sallisaw

5 Grandsons: Ike Nimmo of Cleburne, TX, Seth Stites of Gravette, AR, Will Stites of Ft. Smith, AR, and Nick and Nate Stites both of Sallisaw, OK

2 granddaughters: Stella and Sophie Stites of Ft. Smith, AR

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Nimmo, Sr. and Dora (Hood) Nimmo; 4 brothers, Jess, George, Ernest “Sonny”, and Jack Nimmo; and sister, Virginia Rousey

Funeral service will be Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10 am at First United Methodist Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

Viewing will be Thursday 10 am – 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw. The family will greet Thursday from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home.

Active Pallbearers are Roger Edgmon, Bryan Lindaman, Trad Lattimore, AO Campbell, Jason Scott, and Steve Reed.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Bufford Hope, Ernie Norris, Ken Edwards, Jim Trudeau, Tom Scott, Bob Carlile, Don Morton, and Kent Trotter.

Memorial contributions may be made to The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 37022,
Boone, IA 50037-0022 or First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2100 McGee Drive, Sallisaw, OK 74955

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