William LeRoy Violett, 65, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. He was born June 15, 1952 to James and Colleen (Selix) Violett in Des Moines, Iowa. William served in the United States Navy from 1972 - 1975 and received an honorable discharge.
He married the love of his life Ruth Clark on May 25, 1985 in Turpin, Oklahoma. They spent 32 years of marriage together.
He will always be remembered by the ones who loved him as a loving husband, dad and Papa.
He was preceded in death by; his parents, James, Colleen Violett, and sister, Mary Pettit.
William is survived by; his wife, Ruth Violett, children; Michelle Hamilton and husband Bob, Becky Drum and husband Todd, Lori Franks, Tara Greer and husband James, Ron Clark and wife Morgan, and Derrek Clark and wife Miranda, siblings; Jim Violett, Carla Jo Nixt, step-siblings; Robert Anderson, and Kathy Kuntz, 23 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will held Friday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral Home.
A celebration of life service will be Saturday. For information call 918-360-0973.
Published on July 26, 2017