Steven Lynn Cavender, a lifelong resident of Durant, OK, left this life and joined his parents in Heaven on October 29, 2021, at the age of 61. He was born in Durant on December 19, 1959, to Howard Lee Cavender and Carolyn Jean (White) Cavender. Steven was a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribe.
Steven grew up in Durant and attended Durant High School. He was a long-haul truck driver just like his dad, learning the trade by trucking with him in his younger years. Steven had a fascination with engines tinkering with motorcycles, trucks, and hotrods, his family and friends considered him a free spirit who played loud rock and roll music. He enjoyed being outside especially when his grandchildren were around. He loved the holidays and gathering because it was a time for everyone, he loved to be together.
Steven is survived by his: children, Spencer Cavender of Durant, and Tracy Cavender and fiancé Darrell Meadors of Durant: grandchildren, Madyson Ingram, Grace Meadors, Brandon Meadors, and Harper Meadors: brother, Michael Cavender wife Sandra of Mead, OK: his dog little man: nieces, a great nephew and nieces, and a great-great nephew, numerous wonderful aunts, uncles and cousins.
Steven was preceded in death by his parents, Howard, and Carolyn Cavender and his great nephew, Kevin.
Family hour will be from 6-8:00 PM on Tuesday November 2nd at the Holmes~Coffey~Murray Chapel in Durant. A celebration of his life will be in the chapel on Wednesday November 3rd at 2:00 PM with Bro. Randy Lewis officiating. His final resting place will be the Highland Cemetery in Durant with Kenny Cavender, James Ingram, Nathaniel Stillwell, David Delagarza, Nathan Delagarza, and John Holcomb as pallbearers. The honorary pallbearer will be Zachery Murfin on behalf of Spencer.
The service will be available live stream on our Facebook page.
Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, OK
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