Robert "Buster" Gamel a loving husband and father of Durant, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2019 at the age of 73. Robert was born to Robert and Josie Gamel on August 29, 1946 in Woodville, Oklahoma.
Many years ago, Robert work as a Taxi Driver and School Bus Driver, but he retired as a truck driver. Robert enjoyed working on cars, mowing yards and running snag lines.
Robert is survived by his wife Renae Maxwell of Bennington, Oklahoma. Children: Glenda Gamel of Boswell, Oklahoma, Nancy Hayes and husband Mark of Bokchito, Oklahoma. Lisa Harris and husband Scott of Durant, Oklahoma, LeeAnn Blackburn and husband Brian of El Paso, Texas, Shaun Long and Wife Trish of Durant, Oklahoma, Crystal Hayes of Denison, Texas, Waylon Owns of Bokchito, Oklahoma, and Casey Harvey and husband Devin of Chickasaw, Oklahoma. He also leaves behind, eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephew and many friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Josie Gamel, one sister, and two wives.
Visitation for Mr. Gamel will be Monday, December 30, 2019 from 1:00pm-2:00pm at Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. Funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Brandon Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Bennington Cemetery in Bennington, Oklahoma with Scott Harris, Evan Hudson, Christopher Cabe, Paul Davis, Jason St. Clair, Darryl St. Clair, Al Lewis and Jerry Haislip serving as pallbearers.
Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. www.holmescoffeymurray.com