John T. Moncravie, Jr.

John T. Moncravie, Jr., 76 of Fayetteville, passed away on May 15, 2013.  He was born on August 16, 1936 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Cornelia Pettus and John T. Moncravie, and brother, Christopher Moncravie.

He is survived by his sons, John T. Moncravie, III, Michael Moncravie, Philip Moncravie, George Moncravie and wife, Kathy, Peter Moncravie; his daughters, Elizabeth Moncravie and Katherine Harber and husband Chuck; his sisters, Mary Kathryn Lewis and Clementine Moncravie; He also leaves behind 7 grandchildren; 2 nieces, and dear friend, Virginia and family, as well as many friends.

John served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring to Fayetteville with his family in 1976. After his military service, John continued his education at the University of Arkansas, continued traveling and driving “big rigs” across the country.

John’s passion as an Osage researcher led him to become an historian and philanthropist. Most notable was his Research Fellowship work with Dr. J.W. Wiggins at the Sequoyah National Research Center at ULAR.

A private service with family and close friends will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, May 20, 2013 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

Visitation will be from 2~4 PM Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the funeral home.

A memorial service honoring John will be held  August 17, 2013 in Pawhuska, OK.

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    Linden Frank » 17. May, 2013

    My sincerest and deepest felt condolences to Mike, Peter David, George, John, Phil, Kathy and Liz for the loss of your father. He loved his heritage and it’s great that the memorial is in Pahuska. May God grant you comfort and his presense in this time of sorrow and pain.

    Michelle Sellers DeCanio » 19. May, 2013

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Brittney » 20. May, 2013

    I knew Mr. Moncravie through my job. He always had a smile on his face and something funny to say when he came in to the office. We are saddened to hear of his passing. The family and friends are in our prayers.

    Cathy Pritchard » 05. May, 2014

    My father served with your dad at ft Meade. So sorry for your loss. I will pass this obituary on to others at Ft Meade who knew and loved your family. Prayers and love.