James Ring

January 21, 1951 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 69)



James Leslie Ring was born January 21, 1951 to Frank and Gayle Hazel Ring in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He passed away on Friday, January 1, 2021 in his home in El Reno following by-pass surgery at the age of 69.  He lived most of his childhood in the Bethany, Oklahoma area, attending Bethany schools. He then moved to Yukon where he met and married Carolyn Kessler in 1980.

James enjoyed camping and fishing all his life. He was a mechanic and lathe operator for many years until he had to retire on disability in 1987. In his later year he enjoyed playing with the grand babies and he loved his dog Molly and cat Boo.


Survivors include: his wife Carolyn of the home, his son Jason Ring of Norman, his daughter Melissa Bockelmann of London, England, granddaughters; Emily Clouse of El Reno, Sarah Porter of Oklahoma City, and 4 beautiful grandchildren; Eva, Ellie, Benjamin and Keigan, as well as other relatives and friends.  


James was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Gayle Ring, and a daughter Christy Fromm.



Services: Private at later date.

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Private Interment

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