Melvin Douglas "Doc" Maytubbi

August 15, 1940 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 80)


Melvin Douglas (Doc) Maytubbi passed away on February 24, 2021 in Oklahoma City, OK. He was born August 15, 1940 in Battiest, OK. His parents were the late Joel and Selma Holt. He was a graduate of Chilocco Indian School.

Doc resided in Oklahoma City most of his life. He would come back to visit family and hunt and fish. He was employed at Rose Hill College, Oklahoma City and retired after 30 years.

A self taught artist he was fortunate enough to receive formal training through higher education. He majored in Painting and Criminology at Eastern Oklahoma State College. From 1979 to 1981 he studied Painting at Central State University in Edmond, OK. He received his bachelors degree from Central State in 1981. He enjoyed painting and exhibited his paintings throughout Oklahoma and sold many of his paintings to various business in Oklahoma City and out of state.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Donna Maytubbi, a daughter, Jodi Maytubbi Hunt; sister, Mona Salinas; and brothers, Nathaniel Holt, Bert Holt and Nathan Holt. 

Doc is survived by his son; Tommy Joe Yow of  North Carolina; brothers, Randall Watson of Broken Bow, OK, Joel W. Holt of Smithville, OK, Alan and Beth Holt of Shattuck, OK; sisters, Hannah Watson of Durant, OK, Lorene Lajeunesse of Idabel, OK and Margaret McKinney of Haworth, OK; several nieces nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Kulli Tuklo Cemetery.

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Graveside Service
March 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Kulli Tuklo Cemetery, Idabel

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