In Memory

of 

N5XQK

Thank you for visiting the Rogers County Wireless Association.

Our friend, member, and Second Vice President,

Johnny Rentfro passed away on Friday January 29th, 2020. 

We are dedicating this page in Johnny's memory,
Please feel free to share any memories, pictures, videos, or even a voice message in his honor. We will make sure the family receives all the wonderful stories. 

Johnny Earl Rentfro, age 70, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, died January 29, 2021 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He was born to Edna Faye Wells and Roy Earl Rentfro on August 22, 1950 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Johnny graduated from Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas in 1968. He went to work for Phillips 66 in 1968 and retired in 2010 after 42 years as a Programmer and IT Tech. Johnny Married Ruth Ann Rentfro on May 23, 1970. Johnny received several awards and accolades in the ham radio and Emergency Management community. He loved serving with Kary Cox and the EOC. Johnny was an active member of the Ham community and helped with “Ham Rescue” to help people out with radio or Tower problems. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Edna Faye Wells, Father, Roy Earl Rentfro and Brother Rick. Johnny is survived by his Wife, Ruth, Two Brothers, Jeff, and Danny, two Sisters, Sue and Florence, Son, Michael, and daughter-in-law, Tonya as well as five Grandkids with our Great Grandchild coming soon. Also, several nieces and nephews
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making donations in Johnny's name to the American Heart Association.

 
Johnny was 70 years old at his passing. His contributions to the club and the members were unparalleled. 
Whether he was manning a table at the hamfest, telling stories at a burger burn, or championing new directions and technology at club meetings, his wide smile and deep joyous laugh was always present. 

To all of us at RCWA, he wasn't just a member, he was family. 

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From all of us at RCWA, we will miss you Johnny, 
N5XQK, 73's for now our friend.