Cheesley “Frank” Bleeker, age 78, departed this life on Friday, October 9, 2020 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He was born September 24, 1942 in Okemah, Oklahoma to the late Albert Bleeker and Agnes Campo Churchill. He was a graduate of Butner High School. On July 28, 1972 he married Shirley Land in Tatum, New Mexico.
Frank worked in the oilfields for over 50 years and was self-employed pumper for a number of years. He was baptized on May 28, 1978 as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was dedicated to his work. He had a love for old cars and his dogs and cats. Most of all he enjoyed spending time and sharing meals with family and friends and swapping stories.
Frank proudly served his country in the US Army during Viet Nam Conflict.
Preceding Frank in death are his parents; two brothers Dwaine Bleeker and Virgil Bleeker; and step-father, Harvey Churchill.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife Shirley of the home; three sons, Charlie Bleeker and wife Mirza of Oklahoma City, Jamie Bleeker and Kim of Oklahoma City, and Frank Bleeker and wife Wendy of Holdenville; five grandchildren Nathan Bleeker and Amanda, Cailen Bleeker, Joshua Bleeker, Zachary Bleeker and Alyssa Bleeker.
A Virtual Memorial Service will be on ZOOM at 2:00 p.m. Saturday October 17 th .
Arrangements by Stout-Phillips Funeral Home.