Truck driver in train accident near M...

Truck driver in train accident near Medford dies

There are 9 comments on the Main Headlines story from Sep 1, 2008, titled Truck driver in train accident near Medford dies. In it, Main Headlines reports that:

The driver of the propane tanker truck that collided with a train near Medford on Aug. 29 and resulted in an explosion that killed two people, died Sunday at a hospital in Kansas, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Dennis Wayne Etherton, 52, of Tahlequah was hauling a tanker trailer full of propane when he failed to stop at a railroad crossing and was struck by a southbound train, troopers said. Pacific Union train conductor Larry Benny Williams of Oklahoma City and engineer Richard D. Pardarvis of Anadarko were pronounced dead at the scene, the patrol said. The train had 2 engines and 76 cars.<br/>read more<br/>

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United States

#1 Sep 5, 2008
I knew Rev Larry B. Williams. This is such great lost to our Church Community.

Dana Chapman Piggie

Kansas City, MO

#2 Sep 5, 2008
My family and I are very sadden by the loss of Rev. William. My prayers go out to his wife, son & family. He will be greatly missed!

West Des Moines, IA

#3 Sep 12, 2008
I heard several sermons from Rev Larry B Williams as our church searched for a new pastor. He will be missed. My prayers are with the family and friends of Rev Williams.

Denton, TX

#4 Sep 13, 2008
Richard D. Pendarvis was my a distant cousin of mine. Its a shame his mother lost two children in a matter of almost six months.
Rev Damascus B Williams

Oklahoma City, OK

#5 Jul 18, 2010
Our Father will be greatly missed. Truly need his advice as we journey on this path that God has placed before us. Love you for ever your oldest boy. D.B.W.
Olevia Tamar

Oklahoma City, OK

#6 Jul 22, 2010
It's hard to believe my baby brother is gone. Like a bad dream from which I'll awake omeday but I know that's not the case. All the talks, walks, songs, sermons, laughs-gone because a man used poor judgment and didn't stop his truck. Larry married my husband and me over a chicken dinner at my parents amid laughter and seriousness and lots of love... Dear brother, dear friend, you are so missed, so loved, sometimes I don't know how I can bear this loss. Yes, I know God is here and has kept me all these long months. Were it not for His strength and presence I wouldn't have made it this far-none of us would have. But still Larry is gone... Little Brother, I know you're having a ball, especially now that Daddy is in heaven with you. And I'm sure that Ken welcomed you at heaven's gate. Mostly though, you are finally home in heaven with our Heavenly Father, worshiping and receiving your crown! Keep and eye on Mother for us-we'll all see you after while- Love, Vern
Ramona Block --McCrae

United States

#7 Jun 4, 2011
I truly miss Rev. Williams he would come to my parents house to eat, we really enjoyed Rev. Williams, my father T. C Block became thermally ill in 2000, Rev. Williams was always there for us, he visit my dad often, he was with us when he passed, he shared our pain. I miss him so much. And to his son, and entire family, I'm sorry for your loss, Gone Away But Never.
Chelle Hillmon

United States

#8 Sep 9, 2011
It's been 2 yrs but it only seems like mere seconds ago. Eveyone over Aunt Von's for a fish fry. Just enjoying each others company. I miss you Uncle Larry but I know I will see you again.
Aunt Olevia

Oklahoma City, OK

#9 Nov 28, 2011
Actually Chelle, everyone was on Timber Lane at our home for the fish fry 2 weeks before Larry died. We almost didn't have the get together 'cause money was awful "funny"-low-and we couldn't afford the $300-$400 spent. But we did anyhow. Not to mention it was the hottest day of that summer. We're 100% certain that it was God ordained and inspired! It seemes like he was in every photo, and was seem talking and kidding with just about each family member-sharing the very last love!

Like you and Jacque, it's still surreal, that Larry's is really gone. We understand and rejoice that He is with the Father of us all and having a party in Heaven! But the hole in our hearts is still really big-long and tall just like Larry!
Chelle Hillmon wrote:
It's been 2 yrs but it only seems like mere seconds ago. Eveyone over Aunt Von's for a fish fry. Just enjoying each others company. I miss you Uncle Larry but I know I will see you again.

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