Person:Charles Batchelor (6)

Charles Billie Batchelor
  • HCharles Billie Batchelor1927 - 2004
m. 24 Dec 1948
  1. William Dewayne BATCHELOR1950 - 2007
Facts and Events
Name[1] Charles Billie Batchelor
Alt Name[2] Bib _____
Gender Male
Birth[2] 6 Feb 1927 Cheyenne, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Military[2] 1945 WWII U.S. Army
Occupation[2] 1948 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USAMcDonell-Douglas Aircraft, Welder
Marriage 24 Dec 1948 Cheyenne, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USAto
Residence[2] From 1948 to 1956 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Residence[2] 1956 Miami, Roberts, Texas, USA
Residence[4] 2003 Cheyenne, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Education[2] Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Death[2] 24 May 2004 Cheyenne, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Burial[2] 27 May 2004 White Rose Cemetery, Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States
Other? In-laws: Albert Dotson and Mary Easterling (1)

Charles "Bib" Batchelor was born February 6, 1927 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma to Willie Ann and William H. Batchelor. He passed away May 24, 2004 at his home south of Cheyenne, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years, 3 months and 18 days.

He attended school at Reydon before moving with his family to California. They returned to Oklahoma where he enlisted in the US Army in 1945 and served his country during World War II. After his discharge, he moved back to Reydon and later moved to Oklahoma City and worked at Tinker Field. He was married to Doris Jean Dotson at Cheyenne on December 24, 1948 and they moved to Tulsa and he worked at McDonell-Douglas Aircraft as a welder. In 1956 they moved to Miami, Texas where he started his ranching career. They returned to Oklahoma where he worked as a cowboy for several ranches in Roger Mills County but was mainly associated with the Thurmond Ranch for over 40 years. Bib retired in the summer of 2003. He enjoyed fishing, arrorhead hunting and loved to work with animals.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and 1 brother, Lonnie I. Batchelor.

Graveside services were held May 27, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at White Rose Cemetery, Reydon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma under the direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Jean of the home; 3 children Billy DeWayne Batchelor and wife Barbara of Elk City, Oklahoma, Gary Batchelor and wife, Christy of Elk City, Oklahoma, Mary Ann Batchelor of Okarche, Oklahoma; 6 grandchildren Chris Batchelor and wife Trish, Jordan Lindberg, Shamon Batchelor, Garyn Batchelor, Jason Cordell and wife Misty, Patrick Cordell and wife Laura; 3 great grandchildren Alyssa and Amanda Batchelor, Memphis Cordell; 2 sisters Fannie Gray of Sayre, Oklahoma, Roberta Bonds of Sayre, Oklahoma; a special nephew Bill Yowell of Reydon, Oklahoma; his exended family Pete and Susie Thurmond and their children Katie, Allison and Patrick; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK 3-Jun-2004

  1. Obit of Billy DeWayne Batchelor.
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  3. Social Security Records.
  4. Obit of Goldie Yowell.