Kyle David Hudspeth

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Kyle David Hudspeth was born to Lon and Margaret (Wilson) Hudspeth Dec. 6, 1966 in Oklahoma City. He passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Sulphur. The son of a petroleum engineer, he spent part of his childhood living in the oil patch in Shidler, Oklahoma and Great Bend, Kansas. His family, including older brother Mark, eventually moved to Norman where he graduated from high school. He continued his education at Oklahoma State University, graduating in 1991. Kyle and the former Dana Cagle married in 1991. They had two sons, Zachary, born in 1997, and Carter, born in 2002. Much of Kyle’s career was spent in the mental health field, working at St. Anthony Hospital, Mental Health Services of Southern Oklahoma and Arbuckle Hospital, Sulphur, as well as other community mental health centers in Oklahoma. After moving to Sulphur in 1999, he earned both a Master’s Degree in Education from East Central University and an Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) certification. He later graduated from the CLEET. Kyle proudly served as a reserve deputy sheriff in Murray County and as a Sulphur Police officer in his later life. His two sons, Zachary and Carter, were the light of his life. He was very involved in all their activities and served as a youth soccer coach for many years. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and most any outdoor activity with his sons. Kyle loved dogs and cats and rescued many dogs from shelter throughout his life. Kyle was preceded in death by his parents; two uncles, Marion “Bud” Wilson and Sam Arnold. He is survived by his sons, Zachary and Carter Hudspeth, of the home; one brother, Mark Hudspeth and his wife, Tracie, La Porta, Texas; two nephews, Nathan and Jeremy; two aunts, Bernice Arnold, Lexington and Grace Cowan and her husband, Raymond, Midwest City; the mother of his children, several cousins, friends and family members. A memorial service was held at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the Vinita Ave Church of Christ with Kevin Dale and Alan Dale officiating. A memorial fund to assist Zac and Carter with their education has been established at First National Bank in Sulphur. Arrangements were under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur. Online condolences may be sent to

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