St Joseph's Old Cathedral
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Oklahoma City, OK 73102
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Jan. 31, 1933 - Jan. 2, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY William Joseph "Billy" Bell, longtime Oklahoma City resident, died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 85. He was born Jan. 31, 1933, in Coalgate, OK to Marie Stringer. Billy enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps on July 27, 1950, and received an honorable discharge on Feb. 10, 1952. Billy held a doctorate degree in education. He is survived by his best friend, Howard Casler; his pet companion, Emmy; and a host of other friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Old Cathedral in Oklahoma City. He will be laid to rest on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 6, 2019
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