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Robert Mack Blackwolf

May 11, 1942 March 27, 2019
Robert Mack Blackwolf
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Robert Mack Blackwolf was born May 11, 1942 in Canton, Oklahoma to Mack Blackwolf and Lydia Burns-Blackwolf. He went to rest on March 27, 2019 in Anadarko with his family, son, and friends at his side. Robert was the oldest child of 4. At the age of 18, he wanted to follow and to serve his country. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served overseas through his term. After an honorable discharge he started his work as a county worker with the county commission in Clinton and Burns Flat, Oklahoma. After following his job career, he started to fellowship and presented his life in 1961 to serve the Lord. He attended and became a minister under Full Gospel Holiness, Inc in San Diego, California. He studied and received his completion in 1971. After continuance of his ministry with other directions he met his wife, Joy Faye Starr in Hobart, Oklahoma at a church camp meeting. They were presented in marriage on December 25 at the Carnegie Pentecostal Church of God and given respects & rites to their marriage in direction by Rev. Victor Rivera & Rev. Milton Otis with Rev. David (Mickey) Starr Jr. In 1976 they were cherished and blessed with abundance of the birth of a daughter, Linda Rosie Blackwolf. Robert then attended college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University for 2 1/2 years and became an alcohol and drug school counselor. On September 5, 1981, his son, John David Blackwolf was born. The family then moved to LaJunta, Colorado and Robert attended Vo Tech for technical trades. He then proceeded further college in Fort Lewis, Colorado and studied Psychology and received his associates degree. In 1985 they moved back to Oklahoma and followed his studies in ministry under the Full Gospel Holiness Chapter Adminitioning his peers and leaders. In 1990 he went to Caddo-Kiowa Vocational Technical Center in Fort Cobb and received his certificate in Culinary Arts and Business Office. In 1992, they moved to Muskogee and he worked as a counselor at Murrow Indian Children's Home under directive service of the State of Oklahoma with his wife at present being a director of Child Social Services. With both working there it implemented them to further they're education so from 1993 to 1994, he completed his hours at Oklahoma State University for on the job training. They moved back to Anadarko and he worked at the Senior Nutrition Center and decided to continue his education. He received his Bachelors of Liberal Arts in Psychology from USAO in 1997. He was working for the Emergency Indian Youth Shelters at the time of his completion at USAO. He started working in the fields as drug and alcohol counselor at Kadap in Carnegie, Oklahoma. He also continued his study in ministries and was following his fellowship ministry at Grace Church meeting upon the Pastor, Rev. Ted Mercer which is present upon the chapter. He continued more of his career in other areas of counselor within other tribes. He retired upon employment of his own, the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribe, at George Hawkins Memorial Treatment Center in Clinton, Oklahoma upon receiving his Master's Degree in Psychology at Southern Nazarene University. After his career, he loved doing his ministries and cultivating in these areas. He loved the culture of his tribe and being around his family.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory a son, John David Blackwolf; brother, Dim Blackwolf of Fort Washakie, Wyoming and a sister, Lisa Blackwolf of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Robert is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joy Faye (Starr) Blackwolf; beloved daughter, Linda Rosie Blackwolf and brother, Tommy Joe Blackwolf.

Prayer service will be at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Christ Gospel Church in Anadarko.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Christ Gospel Church in Anadarko. Pastor Anthony Williamson and Pastor Ted Mercer will officiate. Burial will be at Saddle Mountain Cemetery, south of Mountain View. Funeral services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko, Oklahoma.

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