Dewel "Skip" Dolan
September 20, 1930 – September 7, 2019
Dewel Edward (Skip) Dolan went to be with the Lord on September 7, 2019 in Shawnee, Ok. He was born on September 20, 1930, in Tucker, Ok, (LeFlore County) to William Henry (Bud) Dolan and Elsie Jane (Maxwell) Dolan. Skip grew up in the farming communities of Tucker and Cowlington. His family relocaled to Tulsa, Ok.where he graduated from Central High School in 1948. He attended Oklahoma State University and was a loyal Cowboys Fan. In 1952 he answered his draft notice and joined the United States Army. He was stationed in Fort Holabird Md. In 1956 he went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and retired after 33 years service as Staff Manager-Personnel. He married the love of his life , Frances Cox Carr on October 7, 1977 in Duncan, Ok. In 1979 they moved from Oklahoma City to Tulsa, Ok. and lived there until his retirement.They relocated to Lake Eufaula and lived there for 17 years on a continual vacation.He enjoyed golfing, fishing and pheasant hunting with his buddies for 20 plus years. In 2006 Skip and Frances moved to Shawnee, Ok. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He is predeceased by his parents, sister in law Susan( Cox) Wilcox ,his Father and mother in law Jim & Wilma Cox,brother in law Joseph H. Ramsey,brother in law James David Cox, Brother in law Michael L. Knowles and his former wife, Vivian R.( Clark) Anderson, the mother of his two sons. He is survived by his wife Frances of the home in Shawnee, Sister LaCresha (Dolan) Ramsey, Glen Burnie, Md.,Sister in law Diana (Cox) Knowles, Seminole,Ok.,Sister in Law Johnna Kay Cox, Texas. Two sons, Michael E. Dolan, Yukon, OK., and Duane L. Dolan of Tulsa, Ok. Two very special nieces Dena (Ramsey) Lenham of Harpers Ferry, WV and Rochelle (Ramsey) Fry of Escondito, Ca. Skip leaves special cousins, nephews, niece and other family members and dear friends and great neighbors. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee.