Stephen Luster Portwood

Stephen Luster Portwood

Stephen Luster Portwood was born July 24, 1948 in Oklahoma City to the late Elwin M. and Boyd (Luster) Portwood. He died Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Oklahoma City, at the age of 71 years, 9 months and 13 days.

Stephen grew up in Oklahoma City, spending a large amount of time in Davis, with his grandmother, Ada Luster. He was a 1966 graduate of US Grant High School in Oklahoma City. Following high school, he continued his education at Central State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree. He later attended the University of Oklahoma. Stephen spent 45+ years working for Prime Conduit of Oklahoma City, where he was currently working in quality control. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family, shopping and eating.

Survivors include his three daughters, Shana Bumgarner and husband, Robbie, Kristel Reyes and Brittany Portwood, all of Sulphur; nine grandchildren, Kyley, Tyler, Jacob, Dylan, Haley, Charles, Roman, Phoenix and Randii; one sister, Karen Portwood of Oklahoma City; nephew, Stephen Ashley Portwood; niece, Anesha Yarbrough and husband, Lamon; and great nieces and nephews, Elijah, Gabriel, Aryana, Emma and Xzavier.

In addition to his parents, Stephen was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Faith Portwood in February, 1996; aunt, Dorothy Adams; and grandmother Ada Luster.

Private graveside services were held Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at the Green Hill Cemetery in Davis, with Brent Gee officiating

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Services were entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home, of Davis.

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