Graveside services for Jasper Washa Sr., 73- year-old Weatherford, OK resident, will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Chief Black Short Nose Original Allotment Cemetery north of Weatherford, OK with Pastor Gerald Panana officiating. Burial is under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home.
Jasper Homer Washa Sr. was born on April 12, 1947 to Eugene and Lydia (Watan) Washa in Clinton, Oklahoma and passed away on February 6, 2021 at his home in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Jasper was raised North of Weatherford in the Deer Creek area. He attended school in Colony and Clinton, graduating from Clinton High School. Jasper joined the United States Marine Corp at the age of 17 and served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam. He remained a member of the reserves from 1981 until 1996 and served in Operation Desert Storm. Jasper was a proud member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma and in 1976 he began serving as a tribal chairman. Jasper enjoyed traveling, camping, and going to casinos. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne and Arapaho Foster Care Program.
Jasper is survived by his wife, Maude Washa of the home in Weatherford, OK; two sons, Jasper Washa Jr and Stephen Washa; and one brother, Jimmy Washa. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Titus, Harold, Eugene Jr, and Dean; and four sisters, Viola, Phyllis, Minnie Allice, and Violet.