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E. James Webster

December 20, 1930 — April 15, 2020

E. James Webster

E. James (Jim) Webster, 89, passed away on April 15, 2020 in Oklahoma City. He was born December 20, 1930 in Madison, Wisconsin. Jim grew up in Beloit, WI, and graduated from Wisconsin Institute of Technology, Platteville, WI, with a bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering in 1952. He entered the US Army in October 1952, married Eva C. Carter in Beloit, WI February 26, 1953, and was deployed to South Korea January 1954 as Corporal with the 5th Armored Division Battery B, 159 FA BN earning National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Ribbon and the United Nations Service Medal. After his discharge in Sept 1954, Jim began his 45+ year career in Oil and Gas Production and Exploitation Engineering. He worked for Amoco from 1954-1959, Ashland Oil 1959-1972 in Ashland, KY and came to OKC with the company in 1967. He worked with Patrick Petroleum, Ladd Petroleum and Amax Oil & Gas from 1972-1994 and then worked as a consultant for various O&G Production Companies. He joined St. Eugene's Catholic Parish upon moving to OKC and was very active with St. Eugene's Catholic School and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Throughout his life he was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Jim was always an enthusiastic bowler, fisherman, woodworker and fix-it man. He is survived by his wife Eva (OKC); son, Jim (Edmond); daughters, Barbara Henson (Enid), Bridget Cuyler (S. Beloit, IL), and Amy Hughes (Edmond); 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 great-step grandchildren; and brother, John (Seattle). A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, April 20, 2020. A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held for Jim midsummer. For online condolences and service updates please visit In lieu of flowers, for memorial donations may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
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Memorial Service

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Ross Hall at St. Eugene Catholic Church


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