John D. Molet, a former Henryettan, died Nov. 27, 2018 at the age of 76. He was born in Chicago, IL., to John Molet and Bessie Arnold Molet. Then, at the age of two, he and his family moved to Henryetta. He graduated from Henryetta High School and took drafting classes at Okmulgee Tech. He was a member of the 45th Division of the US Army. He was a recruiting Infantry officer for a time. John went to work for the US postal Service in Chicago Dec. 4, 1961.
John married his High school sweetheart and the love of his life, Donna, Dec. 30, 1961. They moved back to Oklahoma in 1962. He was a member of Southwood Baptist Church for 14 years, where he served as a Deacon and taught a Sunday school class. In 1989, he and his family joined Brookwood Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of Deacons for a time and taught Sunday School until the time of his illness. John was involved in everything, including coaching many ball teams.
John was preceded in death by his father John Molet; his mother Bessie Arnold Molet Gavras; and his brother Pat.
He is survived by wife of 57 years, Donna Molet; a daughter Shelley and husband Eric Olsen; a son John Scott Molet and wife Heather, and a son, Tony Dominick and wife Jennifer; his grandchildren, Shannon Rae and fiancé Wes, Evan, Talia and fiancé Mason, Ethan, Vinny, Bella, twins Paisley and Braxton, and Sophia; and a new great - grand baby on the way.
Funeral services will be held at Brookwood Baptist Church, 8921 S. Walker, Oklahoma City, at 10 a.m.m, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Committal services are scheduled for 3:30 pm, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Westlawn Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta,.