Alfred Kent Scifres, 51, of Ardmore, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010.
Memorial services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Ardmore. Arrangements are under the direction of Corbett Funeral Home of Oklahoma City.
Born Dec. 18, 1958, in Los Angeles, to Kenneth and Wanda Scifres. He graduated from Goddard High School in Roswell, N.M. in 1977. He married Margaret Irene Mobley Scifres on Oct. 7, 1978.
He served in the Navy for 16 years as a gunnerâ€™s mate.
He lived in Oklahoma for the past 17 years and served as a United Methodist minister for the past five years. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Haywood and Arpelar Volunteer Fire Department.
He also volunteered at the Good Shepherd Community Clinic. He loved to hunt, fish, collect guns and spend time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret, of Ardmore; two daughters and a son, PJ Scifres, of Ardmore, Carrie Scifres-Harvey and Billy Harvey; grandson, Tripp Allen Harvey; a sister, Donalita Scifres Keck and her husband Theodore Keck of Commerce City, Colo.; mother, Emma Grogan Mobley, Hobbs, N.M.; grandmother, Elizabeth McInturf Grogan, Eunice, N.M., and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Alicia Kathleen Scifres; mother, Wanda King Scifres; father, Kenneth Claude Scifres; grandmother, Carrie Atchley Scifres; grandfather Alfred I. Scifres, and grandfather Clifford Grogan.
Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Community Clinic in Ardmore.