John Phillip Cedars
John Phillip Cedars
  • October 9, 1946 - January 4, 2018
  • Choctaw, Oklahoma

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John Phillip Cedars, 71 year-old resident of Choctaw, OK, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Born October 9, 1946 in Salisbury, Maryland, he was the son of John Joseph Cedars and Marian D. (Lombardo) Cedars. John was a proud Air Force veteran serving his country in Vietnam ending his tour as a Sgt. He was a member of the D.A.V. and the Postal Union Branch 458 in Oklahoma City, OK for over 40 years. He was a retired mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service. He carried the mail from 1973 until his retirement in 2001 after 28 years of service. John was preceded in death by his parents, John Joseph Cedars and Marian Lombardo Cedars, and 1 grandson, Jimmy Ray Hibdon, III. Survivors include his wife, Joquita Lee Cedars of the home; 2 daughters, Melissa and her husband Jimmy Ray Hibdon, II of Choctaw, OK; and Michelle and her husband Randy Davis of Greenwood, Arkansas; grandchildren, Jessica Hibdon and Jordan Hibdon; 1 step-grandson, Taylor Davis; 1 brother, Charles Cedars of North Carolina; 2 sisters, Rose Marie Schwier and Mary Jane Parsons, both of Maryland; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at Bill Eisenhour Northeast Chapel, 8805 NE 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73141 with burial to follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, Harrah, Oklahoma. Military Honors will be rendered at the Arrangements under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Oklahoma City, OK.