It it with sad hearts we share the news that our beloved Papa, Gary Dean
Clinkenbeard of Edmond, OK, has passed on to his eternity. He left this world peacefully at his home in Edmond the evening of March 2, 2019, and was surely received into Heaven with joy and open arms. He will be missed as much for his singing of hymns and love of family and grandchildren as his never failing love and joy of our Lord. He was an avid lover of horses and all animals. He took great pleasure in visiting with his friends and family, meeting new friends everywhere he went. If you had known him for more than a minute, you may have called him "Clink". He was well known for his happy response to your arrival with an, "I'm better now that you're here!" Papa, we were better too.
Gary was born and raised in Oklahoma City. He graduated from Crooked
Oak High School in 1963. He married his "orchid", Susan, on Nov. 3, 1990.
Due to his unwavering character, he spent his adult years as an accomplished salesman, helping raise Susan's...