In Memory of Arkie Troy England

Arkie Troy England

  • Birth Date: September 18, 1943
  • Death Date: January 17, 2019


Arkie Troy England, 75, of Owasso, died Thursday evening, Jan 17, 2019, in Tulsa. Arkie was born on Sept 18, 1943 in Ft Smith, AR to William (Bud) and Lillie Mae (Martin) England.

Arkie loved his family and friends, and this carried over to his love of helping those in need. He owned and operated Sequoyah Roofing Co and loved his work, as he did cooking, fishing, and going on vacations with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Judy of the home; children and spouses, Troy and Kenetha England of Grove, Travis and Carrie England of Claremore, Greg and Angela Montgomery of Shawnee, Cindy and Tim Holt of Owasso; and his beloved dogs, Mindy and Sadie; brothers William (Wig) England of Sallisaw, and Barney England of Mississippi; Sisters, Lee Ellen Groves of Sallisaw and Reba Sue Turner of Sallisaw, 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Arkie was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice Ollis; and 4 brothers, Okie, Lum, Cotton, and Pete.

Visitation for family and friends will be Monday evening, Jan 21, 2019, from 5-7pm in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of Forever Memories Funeral Service, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw. Funeral services will be on Tues, Jan 22, 2019, at 2:00 pm in the Brushy Holiness Church, Brushy, OK. Interment will follow in the Brushy Cemetery. Services will be officiated by Rev. Lee Thornell, and Tammy Tathum.

Casket bearers will be Jeremy Pratt, Riley Henry, Jesse Pratt, Alex England, Jacob Pratt, and Nathaniel Pratt. Honorary casket bearers will be Greg Montgomery, Larry Cooper, Dale Henry, Bo Marley, Charley Woody, Ray Woody, James Dority, and BJ Leuenroth.

Family and friends will have a lunch served beginning at noon on Tuesday in the Brushy Holiness Church.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Forever Memories Funeral Service, Sallisaw

Message from Tom and Coleta Davis

So sorry for your loss. Knowing he is in a better place doesn't ease the pain of loss. Praying for comfort

Message from Anonymous

God blessed you! May not feel like it now but just imagine when we get to Heaven we are all going to be feasting on the best darn barbecue around and he's going to be smiling BIG!!! I pray that healing comes quick and sadness dissappears and his legacy lives on! Love you Arkie

Message from Peggy. Martin

So sorry for your lost May God bless your family

Message from Curt & Victoria Aldridge

We deeply regret your loss, your family is in our hearts and prayers during this time. Please let us know if there's anything we can do.

Message from Pauline England

I am so sorry another England icon is gone. It is so hard to give them up, but our memories and dreams will always remain. Arkie loved life so much even through years of agonizing pain, but is now is free and will be with Okie once again.

Message from Beverly Harris

Sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort your hearts.

Message from Betty & Howard Grant

Our deepest condolence, for Judy , children and grandchildren. We love you both and will cherish our memories of Arkie and his fun loving personality.
Arkie always willing and first in line to help those in need, or up for a BBQ. We Love you .

Betty & Howard

Message from Robert Goode

He was a great man. He will be missed

Message from Shonna Kubien

Travis, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. Please give my condolences to you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Message from Billy Wilkinson

Real sorry about your loss Captain England.

Message from Lynn Farrow

I'm so sorry for your loss. Arkie will be very missed.....he threw the best family reunions around. Condolences to all of ya'll. He's in heaven rejoicing!!!!

Message from Tina Zanola

I was so sad to hear of Arkie’s passing. I have such fond memories spending time with your family! Arkie had the best BBQ and always made sure he smoked some bologna just for me!!! Love him dearly!! Judy and family your in my thoughts and prayers always. Much love and my deepest condolences.

Message from Tonya Phillips

I’m so sorry for your loss. I did not know anything about it until I saw it in the paper. I would have been there had I known.... I have very fond memories of our families growing up and those times are cherished memories. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. I know there is a big reunion going on and Heaven right now and no telling what Arkie, mom and dad are up too! :) ... love you all and will continue to pray for you in the days and months ahead.

Message from Ladonna

My deepest condolences,
I’m so sorry for your loss Judy.



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