- Ada, Oklahoma

April 23, 2013

Dean Rinehart

The Ada News

Allen —

Services for Herman Dean Rinehart, 73, Allen, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Allen School Auditorium, with the Rev. Gene Williams officiating. Burial follows at Allen Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Allen Chapel from 4 p.m. Tuesday until service time.

Mr. Rinehart died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at a Tulsa hospital. He was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Non to Lois Joel and Zu Ella Collins Rinehart. He attended Allen schools.

He married Fay Iker on Sept. 3, 1977. Mr. Rinehart had been employed with the city of Allen, Allen schools as a bus driver and retired from Pontotoc County District 1. He was a member of Happyland Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Fay Rinehart, of the home; two daughters, Annette James and Diane Miller, both of Tulsa; a son, Stormy Rinehart and his wife, Debbie, of Allen; three brothers, Thurman Rinehart and his wife, Betty, Ada, Wesley Rinehart and his wife, Peggy, Allen, and Lesley Rinehart and his wife, Arlene, of Gerty; three sisters, Norma Jean Milne and her husband, Jerry, Linda Knighten and her husband, Jearl, and Deonna Griffin and her husband, Bill, all of Allen; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Erwin and his wife, Lynette, Rocky James and his wife, Mindy, Jdanna Janes and her husband, Doug, and Kolt and Jesse Rinehart; five great-grandchildren, London Erwin, Allison, Addison and Hudson James and Jordan Kerby.

Bearers will be Rocky James, Jeffrey Erwin, Jesse Rinehart, Ricky Rinehart, Billy Griffin, Jerry Milne, Ryan Knighten, Willis Rinehart and Kolt Rinehart. Honorary bearers will be Thurman Rinehart, Lesley Rinehart and Wesley Rinehart.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Allen