Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Edwin Billy

Born: 3/21/1943

Died: 6/1/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Edwin Billy, 64, of Sobol, Oklahoma, passed away on June 1, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born March 21, 1943, at Corinne, Oklahoma, to Wesley Billy and Nellie Charley Billy. Edwin married Nadine Samuel on August 30, 1961, in Rufe, Oklahoma. He lived in the Sobol area most of his life. He was a member of the Goodwater United Methodist Church as well as its clubs and organizations.

He retired from Weyerhaeuser Company at Wright City in March of 2003 after 43 years of service. Edwin loved working in his church, hunting, fishing, and enjoyed playing baseball and softball in his younger years and loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Nadine; two sons, Kevin Billy and wife, Lorraine, of Rattan, Don Billy of Antlers; daughter, Debra and husband, Nelson Wesley, of Sobol; two brothers, Junior Billy of Sobol and Soloman Billy of Rattan; three sisters, Deloris Taylor, Hazel Taylor, and Versa Crow, all of Sobol; five grandchildren, Tony Wesley and wife, Sharon, Derek Wesley, Crystal Beller and husband, Brandon, Sheldon Wesley, and Teona Billy; one great-granddaughter, Kalin Beller; numerous nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and friends. He will be greatly missed by his family.

Edwin Billy