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Quinton Townsend Cheshewalla Obituary

Quinton Townsend Cheshewalla passed away on Wednesday evening, Feb. 5, 2020.

Quinton was born in Independence, KS, July 29, 1949, to Esther and Jack Cheshewalla. He attended McClain High School in Tulsa, OK, and received an HVAC degree from the OSU Institute of Technology in Okmulgee.

He served in the United States Navy as a medic and worked in maintenance and construction for most of his life. Throughout his life, Quinton loved being active, hiking and biking with his children as well as working on his 1978 Pontiac Trans-Am, among other cars. Above all else, Quinton loved to laugh and to be surrounded by his friends and family.

Quinton is preceded in death by his parents, Esther and Jack Cheshewalla; his brother, Rusty Cheshewalla; his daughter, Kimberly Jackson and his grandson, Jericho Eli. He is survived by his children, Brooke Lemon, Joe Cheshewalla and Ivy Harless; his grandchildren, Mellissa and James, Cheyenne, Gabriella, Kiela and Oliver, Kamree, Kyler, Jack, and Townsend; his great-grandchildren, Kamahri, Koryon and Craig. He is also survived by his sisters, Francene, Anna, Yvonne, Marjory, Monika, and Louise, along with numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and many dear friends.   

Quinton was a unique spirit - his laughter and positivity brought smiles to many. He was a good friend, brother, son, and father and the twinkle in his eyes will be missed by all.

Traditional services will be held Monday, Feb. 10, at 8 a.m., at the Indian Camp Chapel. Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Father Sean Donovan will officiate. Interment will be in the Pawhuska City Cemetery.

Kendrick McCartney Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.