Billy Dearl “Cotton” Ray Obituary

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Billy Dearl “Cotton” Ray, 71, of Wister, OK passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, in Wister. Cotton was born July 18, 1947 in Wister to Callie Jefferson “C.J.” & Bertha LeFlore (Burgess) Ray. He was a supervisor at Whirlpool. Cotton was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers & 1 sister.


Survivors include his wife, Marilyn of the home; daughters, Sherri Schroder of Oklahoma City, OK & Shannon Veerkamp of Wilburton, OK; sons, David Salsman of Fayetteville, AR & Justin Vickers of Wister; brothers, Jerry & Cecil Ray of Wister; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren plus one on the way; dogs, “his babies”, Gus, Boo, Annie, Piper & Sparky; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.


Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Ellis Chapel Church, Wister, OK with Rev. Marshall Faulkenberry & Jim Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Ellis Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Justin Vickers, David Salsman, Frankie Brown, Jackie Brown, Danny Wolf & Donald Welch.


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