Donald Dees

Donald Allan Dees

Saturday, January 12th, 1929 - Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Donald Allan Dees “Don” age 91 passed away peacefully July 30, 2020 in Irving, Texas. He was born to father, Luther L. Dees, and mother, Anna Warren Dees on January 12, 1929 in Minco, Oklahoma. Don married the love of his life Kathy Dees (Fox) on May 12, 1969 in Beverly Hills, California. He graduated from Oklahoma City University. After graduating from school, Don Joined the United States Air Force and was a Meteorologist and attended New York University at that time. He held rank of Captain during his time in the Air Force from 1951 – 1955. Don then worked for Philips Petroleum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Afterward he went to work for IBM as a Systems Engineer where he worked for over 35 years of service in various cities and positions. In the US and South East Asia (Hong Kong) for 4 years. Don did extensive traveling all over the world. He enjoyed wood working, coins and stamp collecting, and ancestry research.

Don is preceded in death by his mother, Anna Dees; father, Luther Dees; son, Michael Allan Dees; son, James Warren Dees; sister, Lois Dees; and brother, Thomas Dees. He is survived by the love of his life, wife, Kathy Dees; son, David Wayne Dees, wife Karen; brother, Charles R. Dees, wife Rebecca; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and numerous other family and friends who will miss Don dearly.
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