Interment will be at the Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Talihina, and was born July 7, 1923 in Wister to Edward and Alpha (Green) Midgley.
He was a veteran of World War II and a POW in Stalag 9, Bad Orb, Germany for 106 days, having been captured at the Battle of the Bulge on the Siegfried Line.
Survivors include his sons Scotty of Poteau, Vernon and Ruby of Poteau, and Marshall and Charlotte of Stockton, California; nine grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and seven great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (Casey) Midgley; his parents; five brothers; and five sisters.