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Graveside services for Michael F. Eubanks, age 61 years, 1 month and 23 days, a longtime Lane resident for the last 25 years, but he lived several years at Enterprise in Haskell County, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Eubanks Family Cemetery, in Centerpoint, with Delbert Jenkins officiating.
Interment will be in Eubanks Family Cemetery, at Centerpoint.
Services are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Eubanks passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Durant, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born on Monday, May 25, 1959, to Carrol Ed and Peggy Ann (Heugley) Eubanks, at North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Eubanks attended Harrah Public School and later attended Gorden Cooper Tech Center and studied architecture.
He married Hydie Roylene (Mead) on Sunday, June 7, 1981, at Fort Smith, Arkansas. They celebrated 39 years of marriage before his passing.
Eubanks was a truck driver, owned and operated a restaurant in Enterprise, and worked a few years for the Department of Corrections.
He was a Baptist and affiliated with the Cowboy Church, at Bentley. Eubanks was a member of American Quarter Horse Association, American Bantem Association, a licensed poultry judge, Fire Chief for Brooking Cove Volunteer Fire Department for several years. He loved to cook, fish, cow hauling and most of all, spending time with family and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Hydie Roylene Eubanks of the home, in Lane; children, Brandy Jenkins and husband, Del, of Lane; Cheyenne Williams and husband, Bryce, of Lane; grandchildren, Austin Jenkins and fiancé, Sara Campbell, of Lane; Chris, Abigail and Caitlyn Jenkins of Lane; Forrest, Sunny Ann, and Zane Michael Bert Williams, all of Lane; special daughter, Lucinda Holland and husband, Clint, of Atoka; brother, Ed Eubanks of Wilson; sister, Nicky Stockton of Kinta; special friend, Bill Lang of Lane; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and loved friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Ed and Peggy Eubanks; in-laws, Roy and Ida Mead.
Pallbearers are Bryce Williams, Stacey Williams, Jeff Frost, Gordon Latham, Austin Jenkins, Dan Fuller and Fred Loven.
Honorary pallbearers are Dave McGlathery, Chris Jenkins, Forrest Williams and Zane Michael Bert Williams.
Family night was held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: BROWNS@ATOKA.NET. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.
In lieu of flowers, please make payments to Brown’s Funeral Service.