Billy Ray Suttle, 77, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2010, in Norman, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 10 a..m. Monday, October 25, 2010, at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Wayne Howard officiating.


Billy Ray Suttle, 77, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2010, in Norman, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 10 a..m. Monday, October 25, 2010, at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Wayne Howard officiating.

 

Bill was born on June 11, 1933, in Grosebeck, Texas, to Mr. Robert Suttle and Mrs. Beulah (Mauldin) Suttle.

 

Bill married Carol J. Barker in Marietta, Okla. on December 24, 1960.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother. Kenneth Suttle; and brother-in-law, Herman Jarrard.

 

Bill joined the Army National Guard and served with Oklahoma’s 45th Infantry out of Fort Sill and then continued his service in the United States Air Force and is a veteran of the Korean War. Bill was a member and usher of Olivet Baptist Church in Lawton, Okla. In his younger days, Bill enjoyed fishing. He liked to travel throughout the United States and loved the beauty of nature. Some of his favorite pastimes were playing dominos, going to bingo, watching old westerns movies, and the Oklahoma Sooners on TV. He cherished spending every moment of the almost 50 years of marriage with the love of his life, Carol Suttle.  Bill enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow and attending their events. He set many high morals and goals for the family and friends by example throughout his life.

 

Bill is survived by his wife, Carol Suttle of the home in Noble, Okla.; son, Paul Suttle and fiance,’ Susannah of Sioux Falls, S.D.; grandchildren, Chafen, Austin, Grace and Hope Suttle, all of Sioux Falls, S.D.; sister Gladys Jarrard, of Amarillo, Texas; brother, Leamon Suttle and wife, Elsie of Del City, Okla., and sister, Elsie Wilson and husband, Rodney of Ponca City, Okla.

 

Pallbearers will be Gary Jarrard, Jack Hall, Greg Suttle, Jeff Suttle, Grady James, and Mike Holt.

 

Family will greet visitors on this evening, October 24, 2010, from 6-9 p.m. at Griffin-Hillcrest.

 

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.