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Richard Allen Over

Richard Allen “Rick” Over, son of Melvin Leroy and Wilma Jean (Awbrey) Over, was born April 4, 1957, in Oklahoma City. He died on Nov.15, 2022, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 65. He and the former Ms. Carol (McAlister) Paden were married on Oct. 3, 2008, in Oklahoma City.
Over grew up in the Oklahoma City area, spending his summers in Sulphur with his grandparents. After graduating from Putnam City High School in 1975, he attended OSU Tech in Okmulgee. He spent the beginning years of his working career as a machinist, prior to spending 25 years working for Central Plastics. His final six years of his career, was spent with Agru America, working in sales and tech-support in the polyethylene pipe fitting industry.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Paden; his mother, Wilma Jean Over of Oklahoma City; two sons, Whitney Over of Broken Arrow, and Noah Timothy Over of Boston; four stepchildren, John Paden, Zach Paden, Kathryn Paden, and Robert Paden; four grandchildren; as well as one brother, Steven Over of Colleyville, Texas.
A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in the chapel of Council Road Baptist Church at 2900 N. Council Road, in Oklahoma City. A private graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2022, at the Oaklawn Cemetery, in Sulphur.
Service are “entrusted to” Hale’s Funeral Home of Sulphur.
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