Delbert Henry Crayton, Jr.

August 24, 1948 - January 29, 2022

Delbert Henry Crayton, Jr.

August 24, 1948 - January 29, 2022


Mr. Delbert Henry Crayton, Jr. of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away on January 29, 2022. Mr. Crayton was born on August 24, 1948. 

He attended Tulsa Vo-Tech and Tulsa Junior College receiving a certification for drafting. He continued his education while honing his drafting skills and advancing his career. Del was a devoted father and avid coach and mentor. He could be found on the sidelines, in the dugout or the corner of a wrestling mat on most Saturdays for many years. Del enjoyed spending time working on his many cars and motorcycles with sons. Later in life Del became a skilled pool player taking many trips with Wanda to Vegas where they competed in national tournaments. He also enjoyed time at the lake with family and friends.

Del was preceded in death by his parents Delbert Henry Crayton Sr and Fayonia Mae Crayton (Burley), three sister Evelyn Reed, Francis Wing and Janie Powell, and one brother Donald Crayton.

He is survived by his wife Wanda Thompson; two sons Raife Crayton of Washington and Aaron Crayton and wife Shelley Crayton of Sapulpa, two Stepsons Thomas Conrad of Colorado, and Bo Conrad and wife Jamie Conrad of Sand Springs; sister Bonnie Heath; 12 grandchildren Jonathan Crayton, Justin Crayton, Samantha Leatherwood (Crayton), Thomas Conrad II, Chloe Conrad, Jordan Crayton, Reagan Conrad, Adam Crayton, Tristan Crayton, Paige Conrad, Elizabeth Crayton and Lydia Crayton; 10 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Crayton will be held on Friday, February 25, 2:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Memorial Chapel, 2103 E. 3rd St., Tulsa, OK 74104. 

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5 responses to Delbert Henry Crayton, Jr.

  1. Dona Blood says:

    Our thoughts and prayers for Wanda and family.🙏🙏

  2. Becky Davis says:

    I love you Uncle Delbert . You'll forever be in my heart as a a great uncle that helped me and loved me

  3. This is a hard time for Del's family and for those who miss him very much. I remember him as a funny and intelligent man. He loved all things cars and how to fix them. I have fun memories of his car with the butterfly doors, it always reminded me of the movie, "Back to the Future" with it's DMC DeLorean.
    Also my memories of our times at the Fair and Holidays together. My thoughts are with you Del and your Son's Aaron and Raife. Rest Well Grandpa, and I will see you again.

  4. Wanda, Aaron, Raife and family I am sorry for your loss. Uncle Del will be missed.

    From The Battle Clan (Mandy, Casey, Clinton) and the Schofield's.

  5. Gina Rettie says:

    Some of my most favorite memories are game nights at your house when I was young. The adults played cards and us kids would play outside. But we always knew you all were having fun, cause we could hear you laughing Uncle Del. I will miss you.

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