Billy Joe Schonfield, Sr. - 2018
Funeral services for Bristow resident, Billy Joe Schonfield, were held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at the Bristow Gospel Tabernacle Church with Pastor Donald Gregory officiating. Interment followed in the Oak Hill (44) Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Bristow.
Billy Joe Schonfield, Sr. was born in Bristow, Oklahoma on June 10, 1937 to the late Albert Michael Schonfield & Eula Mae (Batson) Schonfield. He passed from this life at his residence on Aug. 29, 2018, at the age of 81 years, two months and 28 days. Billy was raised and educated in Bristow and except for the time he spent serving our country, has lived all of his life in Bristow. He joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged He married Patricia June Parcell on July 27, 1959 and they have remained together until his death. Billy had retired as a self-employed welder in the oilfields but was a jack of all trades.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Sue Schonfield and twin grandbabies.
His remaining family includes his wife, June Schonfield of the home; children, Billy Joe Schonfield, Jr., Jimmy Eugene Schonfield and June Alta Schonfield; grandchildren, Brad, Chad, Kristy, Eddy, Misty, Matthew, Zach, Ashley, Jill and Jimmy Joe; great grandchildren: Sundie, Jaxx, Bryce, Makayla, Rachael, Wyatt, Kylar, Tyler, Lilly, Kelby, Melanie, Rhyder, Rhett and Rhowen; two brothers, Jerry Schonfield, of Okemah and Harold Schonfield of Bristow; numerous other relatives and friends. Visit www.michaelsfuneralservices.com to express condolences online.