Fernando C. Vidaurri
Fernando C. Vidaurri
  • March 23, 1939 - November 27, 2017
  • Owasso, Oklahoma

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Fernando C. Vidaurri, resident of Owasso and retired Senior Engineer Research

Fellow, passed away Friday the 24th.

A native of Texas, Fernando received both his Master's and PhD in Chemical

Engineering at Texas Tech University. He worked for Phillips Petroleum/Chevron

Phillips from 1957 to 2008 making him the company’s longest tenured employee.

Fernando worked his way up to complex manager at Borger, TX; served as Phillip’s

plastics recycling liaison to Washington, D.C; has been recognized as Oklahoma’s

Outstanding Professional Engineer ’96-’97; and received Chevron Phillips’

Research & Technology’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002. Fernando is

survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Manuela Vidaurri; two sons; a daughter;

daughter-in-law; two grandchildren; a sister and two brothers.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Hilltop Memorial Park

Metrocrest Funeral Home and Stanley's Funeral Services.