Obituary – Voise, Anthony Scott

Anthony Scott Voise

Class of 1992

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Scott Voise

Football (2); Wrestling (3) — 3rd place in wrestling regionals, 3rd place in wrestling state;

Anthony Scott Voise

December 13, 1973 – May 9, 1995

Anthony Scott Voise, 21, Route 2, Perry, accidentally drowned in a farm pond located approximately four and one-half miles south of Perry.

Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian church of Perry. Rev. Lynn Scott, pastor, and Rev. Randy Beeman, Blackwell, formerly of Perry, will officiate. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the drama department at the University of Oklahoma or the First Christian church of Perry.

Voise was born Dec. 13, 1973, at Perry, the son of Larry and Suzanne (Davis) Voise. While a student at Perry high school, he served as captain of the Maroon wrestling team. He placed third in state competition in wrestling as a junior and senior. He graduated from Perry high school in 1992.

He was a junior at the University of Oklahoma where he was a theater major. Voise was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He also was a member of the First Christian church of Perry and had been active in the Christian Youth Fellowship organization.

Voise was a Barnett scholarship recipient whose University Theatre stage credits included “Billy Flynn,” “Chicago,” “The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas,” “Anything Goes” and “Dancing at Lughnasa.” He most recently was featured as Lyndon B. Johnson and an ensemble member in the world premiere of “Jack.”

He appeared in Summer-Wind performances including “Why the Lord Came to Sand Mountain,” “15-Minute Hamlet,” “Revenge of the Space Pandas” and “Trial of the Big Bad Wolf.” Voise appeared with the Fine Arts Cabaret’s “Musical Selections From Oklahoma!” at the Cowboy Hall of Fame and last December traveled to New York City as stage manager for an Off-Broadway production of “Some Things You Need To Know Before The World Ends: An Evening With The Illuminati.”

Voise recently was presented an Ida Z. Kirk acting award from the School of Drama for his role of Billy Flynn in this season’s musical production of “Chicago.”

In addition to his parents, of route 2, Perry, survivors include two sisters, Kristi Voise, Oklahoma City, and Tara Voise of the home; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Marjorie Voise, Perry; maternal grandparents, Maurice and Margaret Davis, Fairview; and paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. R. A. Rupp, Perry.