Walter “Woody” Kuykendall

Walter “Woody” Kuykendall

Walter “Woody” Kuykendall, age 70, of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, in Edmond.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the First Baptist Church of Archer City with Pastor Carter Pirtle of Skellytown, Texas officiating. Burial will follow in the Archer City Cemetery under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Archer City.

Woody was born January 19, 1954 to the late Perry Thornton Kuykendall, Sr. and Betty Jean Hinkle Kuykendall in Bredard, North Carolina.

After graduation, Woody honorable served his country in the United States Army.

He married Phyllis Ridenour on June 6, 1978 In Archer City.

Woody was a registered nurse throughout his life. He was a member of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Edmond where he volunteered for the Clinic on the Hill. Woody enjoyed wood working, gardening and traveling; however, his greatest joy was playing with his grandsons.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; two sons, Chris and Kyle Kuykendall; one daughter, Stephanie Johnson and husband, Brad; sister-in-law, Annelia Ridenour; two grandsons, Caleb and Tyler Johnson; and his nephews, Kevin Ridenour and wife, Ashley, Matt Ridenour, Jonathan Nelson and Jimmy Kuykendall and wife, Mary Anne.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Pete on December 22, 1995 and Robert on March 13, 2014; sister, Kathy Nelson on March 16, 2014; brother-in-law, Rex Ridenour on January 17, 2015; and niece, Jennifer Nelson on February 2, 1990.

The family suggests memorials to the Clinic on the Hill c/o Quail Spring Baptist Church, 14613 N. May Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73134 either with Woody Kuykendall or The Clinic on the Hill in memo please.