Johnnie Gullett

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Johnnie Gullett

Johnnie Gullett Johnnie Lee Gullett, 71, resident of Claremore, Oklahoma transitioned peacefully Friday, January 18th at Clarehouse, Tulsa, Oklahoma, surrounded by the family who adored him.
Born March 10, 1947 to John and Louise (Smith) Gullett, Johnnie grew up in Vinita, Oklahoma where he loved to fish, hunt, and play basketball. In January 1968 he married Judy Ann Harrell of Chelsea and settled in Pittsburg, Kansas where he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at Kansas State College at Pittsburg.
In September 1968, John and Judy were joined by their son, Jarrod, In Tulsa, and settled into a vibrant life in Oklahoma City filled with art, music, friends, and family.
In 1974, the family moved to Claremore where John worked at Hesston and later at Baker Hughes for nearly 30 years. All the while, he painted, debated the great masters, spent time cooking, enjoying life, listening to music with friends and family, and dedicating his life completely to his wife and son. He loved a good meal, red wine, Rembrandt, Jim Beam, and James Brown. Everything he touched was made better through his attention and he brought much beauty, artistry, and craftsmanship to this world. He will be remembered for being a consummate gentleman, always aware of the comfort, pleasure, and safety of those around him. A lover of life and love, beauty and nature, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his siblings, Jerry Ray Gullett, Judy Johnson, and Janie York, sister-in-law Marty Gullett, brother-in-law Fred York, and his son and most ardent fan, Jarrod Gullett, and son-in-law, Warren B. Dunn, of Houston, Texas.
A private memorial party to celebrate the life, love, and passions of Johnnie Lee is forthcoming. In lieu of flowers, John's family asks that you make a donation to Clarehouse, the hospice facility that provided him remarkable care and dignity in his final days:
Published on January 21, 2019
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Louane Davis
Jan 22, 2019
Words canโ€™t express the heartbreak I feel! Losing Judy and now John seems unbearable but I have forever memories that will last a lifetime! Miss my dear football buddy! Promise I will yell for you! Love you! Louie
Jan 22, 2019
Very special Man, Always kind, never a mean word. He will be missed by many. RIP John
Davis Mason
Jan 22, 2019
I've literally known him my entire life (since birth) and he is considered to me the nicest person I have ever known. He will be missed by my family. Love you Mr. Gullett. I will forever hold you in the highest regards and miss your presence here on Earth.
Lorna Hopkins
Jan 22, 2019
Thank you for sharing. I could feel your love for both your parents in every word. Together, they had a beautiful son. So sorry for your loss. Love to you and Warren.โค
Gordon H
Jan 22, 2019
In reading the tribute above I am immediately impressed that John himself was a great master too, in many areas. To be greatly missed for certain, see you again someday old friend, until then, 'Osiyo'.
Johnnye Brown
Jan 22, 2019
You'll never meet another man like him. I enjoyed and learned so much from him at Baker Hughes. Until we meet again! RIP my friend!
Jan 22, 2019
He always made my day
With just a wave and hi ๐Ÿ™‹but especially when he stopped by for a visit ... until we met again sweet Sir๐Ÿ’•
Gemma & Gavin
Jan 22, 2019
What a rich & beautiful life. Long-lasting love and memories to you, Jarrod.
Gemma & Gavin
Jan 22, 2019
What a rich & beautiful life.
Long-lasting love & memories to you, Jarrod.
Joan Amato
Jan 22, 2019
A remarkably loving heart. Please accept my condolences on his passing. Peace.