Funeral service, with Masonic Rites, for Billy Marvin Witt, 90, of Lawton will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Grandfield with Rev. Micky Miller officiating.
Mr. Witt passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in Lawton.
Burial with full military honors will be at Grandfield Memorial Cemetery, Grandfield, Oklahoma.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gray Funeral Home, Grandfield, Oklahoma.
There will be a special viewing and visitation for family and friends on Sunday, July 11, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Bill was born on April 19, 1931 in Grandfield, Oklahoma. His parents were Jesse Garland and Juanita (Fritze) Witt. He graduated from Loveland High School in 1948. Bill joined the United States Air Force on January 14, 1949 and served his country during the Korean War and the Vietnam War, receiving many awards and medals. He retired from the military on April 30, 1969. He served the City of Grandfield as the City Manager from March of 1985 until September of 1993. He later farmed and ranched until his passing. Bill was a member of the Grandfield Masonic Lodge #378 (Blue Lodge) where he is a past member of 50 years. He also was a 50 year member and 33rd Degree Mason with the Guthrie Consistery, Gutherie, Oklahoma (Scottish Rite). He was past master and perpetual member of Tachikawa, Japan Masonic Lodge (Blue Lodge) and a India Temple Shriner. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grandfield.
He is survived by his sons, Tony A. Witt, of Burlson, TX, Michael D. Witt, of Joshua, TX, and Mitchel R. Witt, of Grandfield, OK; his daughters, Debra R. Josefy, of Houston, TX, Michelle L. Naramor, of Grandfield, OK and Shelly L. Witt, of Grandfield, OK; his sisters, Carol Williams, of Sedan, KS and Judy Burton, of Devol, OK; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Bobby Witt; and his son, Billy Witt, Jr.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma at www.mcfok.org.
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