Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
December 28, 1990
O. J. ''Chuck'' Toland, 70, of Nicoma Park, passed through
the valley into eternal life on Dec. 25, 1990. Born Jan. 3,
1920, in Lore City, Ohio, and came to the Nicoma Park area in
1949. He was self employed and in sales most of his life. Former
mayor of Nicoma Park in the 1970's, was a past Worthy Patron of
Jordan, Chapter 501, Order of the Eastern Star, 32nd Degree
Mason, and a Boy Scout leader. US Navy Veteran World War II.
Recently he received the 1990 Man of the Year Award from Nicoma
Park. O. J., also known as Tony, was a self made man of great
integrity and pride.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, of the home; four sons,
Jerrold Rodger, of Warr Acres, twins, Donald Lee, of Mustang,
and Ronald Lee Toland , of Norman, and Joe King, of Phoenix, AZ;
four daughters, Judythe Mae Branson, of OKC, Gayle King, of
Dayton, OH, Sherry King, of Norman, and Suzanne King, of Nicoma
Park; 23 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren; one sister,
Bonnie Douglass; and his mother, Edie Adams, both of Nicoma
Preceded in death by his first wife, Bunny, in 1979. He was
loved by all of his extended family, and had made peace with his
children and his Lord. He will be greatly missed. Services will
be 1:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 1990, at the Bill Eisenhour NE
Chapel, with burial at
Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
National Order of Rare Disease, or organization of your choice.
Complied and transcribed by Marti Graham, 2009.