Donald Bryan Tapp

Donald Bryan Tapp
News Staff
Wed, 03/03/2021 – 03:16

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Donald Bryan Tapp, age 81, of Ponca City, Oklahoma passed away February 28, 2021 at his home west of Ponca City, Oklahoma.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2pm, Saturday, March 6th at the First Presbyterian Church in Tonkawa with Gordon Edwards officiating. Donald will be laid to rest at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Ponca City after the service. Those unable to attend the Funeral Ceremony may attend virtually on the Trout Funeral Home website, www. troutfuneralhome. com and click on the livestream or toolbar icon on the top right corner after 1:45 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Don was born on April 6, 1939 in Shelbina, Missouri to Morris and Dorothy Tapp. He grew up in Wellington, KS and graduated from Wellington High School. He earned his electronics degree in Wichita, KS, and his Commissioned Pastor’s degree from Hastings Presbyterian College in Hastings, NE.

In 1982 he married Mary Workman.

He worked as an engineer for IBM for 35 years and after retirement he was a minister until his death.

Survivors include his wife Mary Tapp of the home. He leaves 5 daughters: Sherry Harris, Crystal Tapp, Christy Woltz, Lois Slater, and Debbie Mayberry and families. He is also survived by his sisters: Diane White and Marilyn McLain and many beloved grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death are his parents Morris and Dorothy Tapp and a brother, David.

Casketbearers will be Daniel Ceniti, Rick Ivie, Cale Carson, Steve Oakes, Jamie Oakes, Justin French, and Jr Wood.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Andrew Harris, Brady Harris, Austin Mayberry, Mickey Woltz, Dan Slater, Ross Mayberry, Rob Harris, Steve Powell, Tom Batt, and Doug White.

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