Former Oklahoma senator passes away

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CALERA, OK -- A local political leader who served in the Oklahoma Senate in the 70s and 80s has passed away.

72-year-old Roy Boatner was elected to the District 6 seat and held the office until the late 1980's.

He also served in the house in the 70s.

Boatner served as the director of the Southern Oklahoma Development Association in Durant until 2002.

Funeral Services for Boatner will be held Thursday at Blue Baptist Church.