August 5, 1930 - July 29, 2017
Burial Date: August 3, 2017
Funeral service is Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 1 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Viewing is Tuesday from noon – 8 pm and Wednesday from 10 am – 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw. The family will greet Wednesday from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home.
Active Pallbearers are Gary (Fuzz) Howard, Gary W. White, D.V.M., Terry Sanders, Ben Robertson,
Honorary Pallbearers are Mark Jones, Albert Whitmire, Nolan Pevehouse, Rex Brooks,
Leo Craghead, 86, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was born August 5, 1930 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma the son of Jesse James Craghead and Dicie Mae (Smith) Craghead. Mr. Craghead was a quarter horse trainer and of the Church of Christ faith.
Companion: Shirley White of Sallisaw, OK
3 daughters and sons in law: Karen and David Foster of Broken Arrow, OK, Dolores “Dee” and David Bennett of Vian, OK, and Stacy and Brad Callahan of Sallisaw, OK
13 grandchildren: Kanna Guess, Amber Sullivan, Brandon Cooper, Cody Bennett, Brice Callahan, Brittany Ekberg, Ryan Callahan, Greg Fair, Jesse Fair, Kelley White, LeAnn White, Levi White and Matthew White
6 great grandchildren
3 sisters: Gladys Thornton of Vian, OK, Lillian Abbott of Broken Arrow, OK, and Ona Holeman of Hot Springs, AR
2 brothers: Don Craghead of Sallisaw, OK and Leonard Craghead of Vian, OK
He was preceded in death by his wife, Earlene (Ragan) Craghead; his parents, Jesse and Dicie Craghead; and brother, Floyd Craghead