Joseph Mayhew McQuain

Class of 1953

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Joe McQuain

Senior Class President ’52-’53; Football ’49-’53; Wrestling ’49-’53; Baseball ’49-’51; F.F.A. ’49-’53; F.F.A. President ’52-’53; Sophomore Class President; Wrestling Co-Captain ’52-’53; Home Room President ’49-’50, ’51-’52; Boys State ’52; Perryscope Staff ’52-’53; State Champion Wrestling Team ’51-’52; Lettersman Club.

Joseph Mayhew McQuain

November 15, 1935 – June 21, 2022

Joseph Mayhew McQuain, age 86, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, passed away June 21, 2022, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Joseph was born on November 15, 1935, in Perry, Oklahoma, to Marty and Georgia McQuain. He grew up in Perry, Oklahoma, and graduated from Perry High School where he won the state title for wrestling. Joe worked in the oilfield until his retirement.

Joe is preceded in death by his spouse, Peggy West McQuain; his son, Troy Jay McQuain; his parents, Marty and Georgia McQuain; and sister, Donna Jean (Dee) Richardson.

Survivors include his son, Kevin McQuain and his wife, Debra; grandchildren, Justin and wife Kalyn, Jerrod and spouse Erin McQuain, Lauren Shaw and spouse Matthew; great-grandchildren, Presley, Hadyn, Aubrey, Peyton, and Adelyn McQuain and Fordham and Palmer Shaw; brother, Marty McQuain; several nieces and nephews; many great friends; and his beloved dogs, Lucy and Roger.

A graveside service will be held at Grace Hill Cemetery on Friday, August 19, 2022, at noon with Brian Friend officiating. Joseph will be laid to rest at Grace Hill Cemetery following the service.