Funeral services for William Eugene “Wild Bill” Harry, 74, of Skiatook, were held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Reverend Dale Nielsen officiated and burial was in Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, OK. Casket bearers were Larry Mayberry, Steven Shay, Clint Teehee, William “Rusty” Godbey, Elijah Teehee, and Tyler Godbey. Honorary casket bearers were Larry Lee Harry, Brad Thompson, Houston Teehee, Zachary Harry, Robert Teehee, and Steven Harry.
William was born December 24, 1940 in Tulsa, OK to Arby Eugene and Mary Virginia (Todd) Harry. He passed away June 6, 2015 in Skiatook, OK.
William proudly served in the United States Army in Vietnam and fulfilled his duties as a Sergeant. He was employed as a Fireman in Ballico, Merced County, CA for 25 years before retiring. After retirement, he became a rancher. William enjoyed archery, fishing and storytelling, and loved spending time with his family, friends, and beloved granddaughter, Addie.
He is survived by his wife, Myra Harry of the home; daughters, Dena Marie Seidel of the home, Darla Jane Harry of Brooking, OR, and Debbie Lynn Harry of Aloha, OR; daughter-in-law, Katie Harry; grandchildren, Addison Marie Kelley of Glenpool, OK, Katelynn Harry, Zachary Harry, Steven Harry, Joel Harry, all of Turlock, CA, Nathan Trump, Nicole Trump, Sabrina Niccum, and James Niccum, and Joshua Eastman, all of OR; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Larry L. Harry and wife Joyce; sister, Rena G. Wine; sister-in-law, Bette Harry; many beloved nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, David E. Harry; daughter, Jennifer Lee Ward; grandson, Jesse Eastman; brother, Arby Eugene Harry, Jr.; sister, Regina M. Guinn; and parents, Arby and Virginia Harry.