Doyle "Dusty" Threet of Grove, OK died Tuesday December 26, 2011 at Integris Grove Hospital. He was 80.

Dusty was born April 17, 1931 to Albert and Bessie (Casey) Threet in Arkansas. He graduated from high school at Checotah, OK. He then went on to serve in the United States Air Force. He was previously married to Patricia Fair. He was also married to Ann Threet; she preceded him in death in 2002. Dusty has lived in Grove since 1978 and owned Threet Construction Company. He was a member of the Elk River Baptist Church, the Grove Moose Lodge. Dusty enjoyed fishing, bowling, and playing bingo.

He was preceded in death by his parents along with three brothers, David, Bob, and Joe Threet.

Survivors include eight children: Lance Threet of Wichita, KS., Randy Threet of Grove, OK., Ronda Threet of Grove, Mary Nichols of Grove, Donna March of Collinsville, OK., Karen Hodges of Kansas City, KS., Robin Chandler of Grove, and Chris Kirksey of Grove. One brother, Fred Threet of Jackson, TENN., and two sisters, Rose Hale of Checotah, OK, Charlene Frye of Henryetta, OK.

Services will be 11:00 AM Friday December 30, 2011 at the Elk River Baptist Church in Grove. Pastor Ed Glasgow to officiate. Interment will follow at the Olympus Cemetery with military honors provided by the Grove Veterans Ritual Team. Services entrusted to Nichols Funeral Services in Grove, OK.