Billy Ray Roe, 1931 - 2017

Billy Ray Roe was born in Cushing on Feb. 5, 1931, and departed this life at his home in Bristow on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at the age of 86 years. Billy was the son of W. E. and Vivian (Boles) Roe. He was a resident of Bristow. He served in the United States Army and worked for Midland Refinery, Cushing, as a yields clerk. When the refinery shut down, he went to work for Big Creek Rural Water District as a manger. He married Marie Quick, in Wirt, Oklahoma on Oct. 13, 1956. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters. Survivors include, two sons, Johnny Roe and wife, Shelby, of Blanchard; Harold Roe, of Norman; one daughter, Louise Gordon and husband, Eldon; three brothers, Bob Roe, of Stroud, Jack Roe, of Burleson, Texas and Jim Roe, of Cushing; nine grandchildren, Dominique Hogan, Brandon Gordon, Josh Roe, Katie Gordon, Jon Roe, Jake Roe, Kelbie Roe, Hannah Roe and Gracy Roe; five great grandchildren, Allee Gordon, Jaden Oldham, Austin Martz, Kamren Oldham and Zoey Roe, other relatives and many friends. Celebration of Life will be held at the Agra Gymnasium on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at 10 a.m. Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Stroud.

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