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1934 James 2020

James Franklin Eskridge

December 6, 1934 — December 14, 2020

James Eskridge, 86, of Atoka, died Monday, December 14, 2020 at his residence. Born December 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Frank and Wilma McBride Eskridge.  He was a retired truck driver.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 18, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery.

He is survived by two daughters, Dena Warth (Tony) of Atoka, Cindy Eskridge of Atoka; one son, Marty Eskridge (Diane) of Alachua, FL; seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Martha Buchanan Eskridge; one son Richard Eskridge; two sisters, Marcia Dean “Eskridge, Frances Eskridge and one brother, John Eskridge.

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