Billy Carroll Warden was born March 9, 1938, in Porum, Oklahoma. He passed away in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Feb. 2, 2018, at the age of 79. Viewing will be held Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Green Country Funeral Home. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Hulbert First Baptist Church. Officiating will be reverend Glen Rowan. Pallbearers are Cody Warden, Thomas Pritchett, Daniel Dallis, Hunter Eastham, Derek Gibson, and Tommy Mullins. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Booth, Danny Gifford, James Manes, Bill Lane, Randall Shankle, Jack Gritts. Interment will follow in the New Hope Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.
Bill was a 1957 graduate of Classen High School in Oklahoma City. Bill was a hard worker and worked for decades as a machinist, eventually opening his own custodial company, B&J Custodial, growing it into a thriving and successful business.
Bill enjoyed watching OU football, the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. Bill loved to be outside mowing, gardening, tinkering in the garage and whatever new hobby he decided to pick up. Bill was an avid dog lover as well. Bill's real passion was being an outstanding husband, father and grandfather. Bill would go above and beyond for his kids as they were growing up and coached them in whatever sport they decided to play that year. As Poppy, he rarely missed an event and spent all of his free time with his grandkids. He also was known as Poppy to all of his grandkid's close friends. Bill enjoyed traveling, watching Westerns and baseball with his beloved wife, Cynthia Sue.
Bill was preceded in his death by his parents, Sam Warden and Madge Murray; along with his son, David Harold Warden.
Bill is survived by his wife, Cynthia Sue Warden of Hulbert; his daughters, Brigette and Scott Manes of Hulbert and Tami Pritchett of Hulbert; his grandchildren, Rachel and Daniel Dallis of Hulbert, Jessica and Derek Gibson of Briggs, Rebecca and Hunter Eastham of Hulbert, Cody Warden of Hulbert, Abigail Manes of Hulbert and Thomas Pritchett of Hulbert; his great-grand children, Bentley, Heston, Tucker and Avery; and many other special family and friends that are too numerous to mention.
Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road; 918-458-5055.
Published on February 5, 2018