Doyle Latta

Doyle Latta


Doyle Jackson Latta, 76, of Bunch, OK went to be with the Lord on the morning of Friday, October 08, 2021.

He was born August 20, 1945 in Bunch, OK to James Andrew and Leonell (Davidson) Latta.

Doyle graduated from Cave Springs High School and went on to marry his high school sweetheart, Patsy Ruckman. The couple lived in Tulsa, OK where they raised one son, Jackie Dwayne and one daughter, Kimberly Dyan. After being employed by Dover-Norris Sucker Rods for over 30 years, Doyle returned to Bunch and built a new home. He operated the Bunch store for a while and drove a bus for Cave Springs Schools.
Doyle loved the outdoors. Some of his hobbies included spending time with his family, camping, hunting and fishing. Instead of keeping most of the big fish he caught, he would take a picture of them and release them back into the lake.

Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Dyan Wells of Bunch, OK; his stepson, Gary Nelson of Kellyville, OK; 4 grandchildren, Lacey Ashley and Husband David, Terra Grace Wells, Kyra Tebrow and Morgan Nelson; 3 great grandchildren, Vance, Allison and Jaxon Ashley; his sister, Donna Horton and husband Terry of Dwight Mission, OK; his 5 nieces, extended family and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jackie Dwayne Latta; his brother, James Warren Latta; his sister, Shirley Banks; his first wife, Patsy Ruckman and his later wife of 21 years, Karen Dotson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Services, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw.


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