Services for Joe David Szenasi, 93, of Caddo, who passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008, at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Williams Catholic Church. Father Valley Gonsalves will officiate.
Szenasi was a lifelong resident of Caddo; he lived on a ranch east of Bryan County. He lived there for 85 years.
David was born Monday, March 8, 1915, in Ennis, Texas, to Joe Szenasi and Ester (Budai) Szenasi. He married Lera (Lacey) on Jan. 25, 1951, in Durant. David was a rancher/farmer all of his life with his brothers at Szenasi Ranching. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He served in the Army Air Force from 1942-1945. He served in Africa and Italy as a staff sergeant. David was also a member of the Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers Albert and John Szenasi and sisters Esther Moran and Maggie Szenasi.
He is survived by his sister Sue Damron of Fairfax, niece June Moran Beal of Caddo; nephews Jesse Damron and wife Sharon and Bill Damron; great-nieces Lesa Lackey and husband Kenny, Teresa Johnson and husband Jerry and Rosemary Krebbs and husband Tony; great nephew Edwin Moran and wife Gretta; great-great nieces Melissa Fotte, Ashley Lackey, Erika Eagleberger, Becky Johnson, Tara Damron, Jennifer Damron, Charity Damron, Bree Damron, Hannah Damron and Taylor Holloway; great-great nephews Andy Lackey and John J. Damron and two great-great-great nephews.
Burial will be at Gethsemane Cemetery in Caddo. Pallbearers will be Arvil Milligan, Tim Miller, Clay Freeney, Jerry Johnson, Kenney Lackey, Tony Krebbs and Perry Michalas.
Family hour will be today from 6-7 p.m. at Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home, with a rosary at 7 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.