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Billy Wayne (Bill) Jarrard, 82, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born February 22, 1935 to Herbert and Josie (Burgess) Jarrard in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He graduated from Muskogee Central High School.
Bill married the love of his life, Lottie Marie Stiles in May of 1966 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They spent many happy years of life and marriage together.
He worked in the landscaping business for many years until his retirement. Bill loved to go boating and fishing, and loved gardening. He enjoyed spending time with a special group of friends at the Muskogee Boat Club and loved going fishing with them. He also enjoyed getting together once a month with his high school class mates, "The Good Ole Boys."
His family recalls the love he had for his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, or better known as his "second daughter," Susie Q. Bill loved his family very much and loved taking care of them. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Josie Jarrard; brother, Lowell Dean Jarrard; niece, Deana; and nephew, David.
Bill is survived by his wife, Lottie Marie Jarrard of the home; daughter, Patricia Tubbs, and husband Eddie of Norman, OK; grandson, Kelley Edward Tubbs of Washington, DC; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Bill's life will be 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 7, 2017 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Darren Wallace officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 N. York St, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
Published on July 6, 2017
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