Oran Edgar Need of Miami, Okla., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at his home after an illness. He was 93.

Mr. Need was  born Aug. 20, 1915, in Atlanta, Kan., to Joseph Edward and Ruth (Haaga) Need.

He served in World War II Army and Air Force serving over seas.

He lived in Miami for many years and was a professor at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Okla.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred (Russell) Need.

Family will announce memorial services at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Okla.

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