Obituary for Clifford "Duke" Chuculate
Clifford “Duke” Chuculate, 52, of Muskogee, passed away peacefully on the morning of May 5, 2017. Cliff was born on August 8, 1964 in Tahlequah, OK, to Mose Chuculate and Nadine Mankiller. He attended Muskogee Public Schools and was a labor worker for several years in Muskogee. He loved the outdoors! He loved fishing, cookouts, sitting by the fire while talking with family and friends or just being outside; he especially loved the snow and the beauty that it brought. Cliff also was blessed with amazing artistic abilities, he was a great chess player, he had a kind, caring spirit and very giving heart. Cliff’s greatest blessings in his life were his children. He loved them very much! When he spoke of them or was in their presence he was always the proud Dad! Cliff had a smile that would light up a room and we know that we will see that smile again!
Cliff was preceded in death by his parents and his older brother, John Chuculate. Cliff leaves to cherish his memory his son, Wesley Chuculate of Muskogee; daughters, Kristen Chuculate of Muskogee, Amber McDonald of Broken Arrow, and Sarah McDonald of Broken Arrow; grandchildren, Tyson and Kadrian Chuculate, Olivia Chuculate and Trevor Raymer; brothers, Darrell Chuculate and William Chuculate of Muskogee, Felix Chuculate and wife Sherri of Locust Grove, Eric Chuculate of Hulbert; sister, Lorene Chuculate of Green Bay, WI; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Cliff will be truly missed and forever in our hearts!
A funeral service celebrating the life of Clifford “Duke” Chuculate will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, May 12, 2017 at Bradley Belltower Chapel.
The family has entrusted Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service with the arrangements. Friends may send condolences to the family at www.bradleyfuneralservice.com