The Edmond Sun

September 3, 2013

Richard Olin Milner


Matthews Funeral Home & Cremation Service

EDMOND —     Richard “Rick” Olin Milner, 66, of Edmond, Okla. passed away August 31, 2013.  He was born in Effingham, Ill. on August 3, 1947.  Rick served in the Army from August 1966 to January 1969 at which time he was honorably discharged due to the death of his loving father.  He ran the family business at that time as a milk distributor for Prairie Farms from 1969-1979. In 1979 he moved to Oklahoma and went to work for Shawver Electric where he worked from 1979 to present.

    He is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents Francis Olin Milner and Phyllis Milner; sister Marilyn Staples; niece Nancy Staples; uncle Earl Dulaney and step-brother Don Milner.

    He is survived by his wife Terri Milner of Edmond; son Grant Milner and wife ShyAnn of Edmond;  daughter Stacie Dekanich and husband Billy of Edmond; step-daughter Heather Wilson of Moore, Okla.; grandchildren Mason and Jacob Milner, Grayson Dekanich, Dylan and Zachary Wilson and Mikayla Vontress; brother-in-law Jim Whitener; step-sisters Becky Curry and husband Grant and Elaine Milner Silver; aunt Jane Dulaney of Michigan; many loving nieces, nephews and cousins; very many close friends and co-workers too numerous to mention.

    Rick was the best husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend to so many.  He will be missed so much.  We love you with all our hearts.  You are now at peace with no more suffering.  God received an angel.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel in Edmond.  Interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery.