Loren "Lee" Edison East, Jr., a resident of Tulsa passed away Friday, January 12th, 2018 in Tulsa at the age of 77 from prostate cancer. He was born September 2, 1940 in Sand Springs, OK to Loren Edison East, Sr. and Ollie Ida (Condray) East. He was a graduate of Dewar High School Class of 1958 and attended East Central University in Ada, OK. He had a passion for sewing machine and small engine repair. He was the owner/operator of the Will Rogers Sewing Machine Repair in Tulsa for many years. He loved to race go karts and competed in many races.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Loren and Ollie East, one brother, Calvin East, and two sisters, Helen "June" Edwards and Thela Louvierre.
He is survived by his companion of 21 years, Georgiann McClure of the home;
Three daughters: Karen Vaughn of Gainesville, TX;
Rose Conkwright & husband Robert of Ft. Worth, TX;
Stacey Kelley & husband Kiley of Kellyville, OK;
Grandchildren: Micah Medlock & wife Becca of Ada, OK;
Aaron Medlock & Mary Vergano of Saginaw, TX;
Jeffrey Conkwright & wife Allison of Ft. Worth, TX;
Robert Conkwright & wife, Christiane of Ball Ground, GA;
Kevin Conkwright of Catoosa, OK;
Jennifer (Conkwright) Giehll of Catoosa, OK;
K. C. Kelley of Henryetta, OK;
Lacey (Kelley) Henson & fiance' John Freeman of Broken Arrow, OK;
Kyle Kelley & Alexis Morann of Henryetta, TX;
Great-grandchildren: Sarenna & Lillith Henson, Rylee Medlock; Andrew & Tessa Medlock; Stewart & Mason Conkwright; Blake Conkwright; Jacob, Samuel & Dawson (Giehll) Conkwright;
One brother: John William East & wife Deloris of Eufaula, OK;
One sister: Norma Canfield of Tulsa, OK;
Along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A memorial service will be held Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2pm at ClareHouse, 7617 S. Mingo, Tulsa, OK 74133. Interment of ashes will be at Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta, OK.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to ClareHouse in memory of Lee East. Memorials may be sent to: ClareHouse at 7617 S. Mingo, Tulsa, OK, 74133 or www.clarehouse.org .