MACPHERSON, Iain
Sapulpa Herald
Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma
08-30-1995

Iain MacPherson, 74, Tulsa, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 1995 at Tulsa Regional Medical Center.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Peter McCloud officiating. Burial will be in Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow, directed by Owen Funeral Home.

He was born Sept. 30, 1920 in Glasgow, Scotland to Iain and Isabelle Scott MacPherson.

He married Janice Mullinax on Nov. 9 1987 in Tulsa.

He was a self-employed musician and bagpipe teacher in Tulsa. He judged worldwide pipe, band and solo competitions.

He moved to Tulsa seven years ago from Alaska. He was a member of the Scottish Club of Tulsa and was their piper. He was a member of the Church of Scotland. He was advisor to the Shrine Pipe Band of Wichita, KS and McPherson, KS and to the Tulsa Highlanders Pipe Band. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Scotland. He was a Pipe Major in the British Army in World War II and won the British Military Medal for Bravery. He served in the 15th Scottish Parachute Battalion and the 51st Highland Regiment.

The 17th Annual Tulsa Scottish Games and Gathering, scheduled for Sept. 16, 1995, will be dedicated to his memory.

Survivors include a son, Iain MacPherson, St. Cyrus by Montrose, Scotland; and three brothers, Donald MacPherson, Perth, Scotland, and John MacPherson and William MacPherson, both of Glasgow.

 

MACPHERSON, Iain 
Sapulpa Herald 
Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma 
08-31-1995

Casket bearers will be Michael Owen, Bruce McIntyre, Ron Burton, Tom Oglesbee, Rodger Graham, Jim Lindsey, Ted Rankin and Andrew Graham. Honorary bearers will be Hugh Gemmel, Dick Risk, Major Floyd Jack and Dean Robertson.