Obituary – Lemon, David Wayne

Class of 1966

1966 Maroon SpotlightDavid Lemon
David Lemon

Wrestling ’63-’66.

David Wayne Lemon

June 15, 1948 – July 17, 1975

Funeral for David Wayne Lemon was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Parker chapel. Officiating was Rev. Tom Kirby, pastor of the First United Methodist church. Burial was in Grace Hill cemetery.

Autopsy was performed in Oklahoma City Friday. The state medical examiner reported to local officers a bullet had entered the forehead at close contact. A bullet was recovered in the autopsy. State examiner’s report also agreed death probably occurred Tuesday afternoon. This was within the time estimated by Dr. C. H. Cooke, Noble county medical examiner.

Lemon’s body was found at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday lying across a bed in his home at 422 1/2 Fir Avenue. A gun, a .22 caliber pistol, was lying near the body. The preliminary report from the state medical examiner indicated the wound probably had been self-inflicted.

Son, brother, uncle, nephew, husband and father of two children, David and Amy Lemon.