Lynn Gray Luddington, 51-year-old Woodward businessman, died Friday, March 2,1990, at his home following a heart attack. Funeral services were held Monday in the First Christian Church, Woodward, with the Rev. David L. Evans officiating.
Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery under direction of Billings Funeral Home.
Lynn Gray Luddington was born December 19, 1938, in Woodward, the son of Ralph and Fern Luddington. He attended Woodward public schools and graduated with the class of 1957.
He attended Northwestern State College, Alva, where he met Donita French of Freedom. They were married on September 27, 1958, at Enid and made their home in Woodward.
In 1960 they purchased Reynolds Electric and operated it several years as the Woodward Electric Company with Lynn doing electrical contracting. In 1964 he joined his parents in the Northwest Amusement Company, which they had established in 1941.
Lynn and Donita purchased the business in 1970 and the business was later incorporated. Lynn was serving as president of Northwest Amusement, Inc., at the time of his death. He also built the Rig Lounge in 1976 and has owned it since that time.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Elks Lodge No. 1355 and Moose Lodge No. 452. He also served eight years with the Oklahoma National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Donita, of Woodward; two sons, Ky Layne Luddington and wife, Pebbles, and Lonn RaDel Luddington and one daughter, Kama Li Nixon, all of Freedom; one sister, Mrs. Jack (Linda) Harper of Mooreland and four grandchildren, Landon Laubhan, Laryn K Luddington, Lane Nixon and Aly Jea Nixon.
He is also survived by his four nephews, Jerry Lynn Keltch, Ray, Ronnie and Ralph Harper and other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Myrna Sue.
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