SEPTEMBER 9, 1954 - MARCH 3, 2009

EUCHA - Mr. Tony Dean Haggard, 54 years of Eucha, Oklahoma departed this life peacefully on Tuesday evening, March 3, 2009 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Tony entered this life on September 9, 1954 in Pryor, Oklahoma. His formative years were spent in the Eucha, Oklahoma area. He was a 1974 graduate of Jay High School. He later received his degree in agriculture from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. On May 29, 1977 he was united in marriage to Dianna Joy Cox and to this union three sons were born. For the last several years he has worked for Simmons Foods in Southwest City, Missouri as an industrial mechanic. He enjoyed gigging, fishing, deer hunting and just simply being outdoors. Tony was truly a people person who enjoyed spending time with his family and countless friends. He was a member of the Eucha Free Holiness Church.

Tony is survived by his wife of thirty one years, Joy Haggard of the home; three sons, Ryland Haggard and wife, Crystal, of Gravette, Arkansas, Justin Haggard and wife, Yazmin, of Jay, Oklahoma and Travis Haggard of Jay, Oklahoma; a granddaughter, Kassidy Haggard; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Memorial services are 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 at the Southwest City Full Gospel Church with Doug Scott officiating. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Southwest City, Missouri.