John David Searl

John David Searl of Cardin died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Miami Nursing Center after an illness. He was 55.

Mr. Searl was born March 29, 1953, in Miami to Eural Loren “Bill” and Rosie (Gillett) Searl. He lived in the Cardin area most of his life except for several years in Tulsa.

He was a veteran of the Army.

He had worked for Searl Mechanical in Tulsa. He was of the Assembly of God faith.

His wife, Barbara Crites, preceded him in death on Aug. 25, 2007.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gene Searl and Howard (Boscoe) Searl; three sisters, Carolyn Tanner, Barbara Rusher and Lavetta Fatrick, and one great-grandson.


Survivors include one son, Michael Hilton of Quapaw; two daughters, Kara Snow of North Miami and Kim Dixon of Miami; one sister, Martha Searl of Commerce, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services were at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami. The Rev. Charles Clevenger officiated.

Pallbearers were Gene Snow, Danny Snow, Stacy Snow, Alex Snow and Michael Hilton.