Billy Lawrence Bagwell, 88, of Edmond, Okla., passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Oklahoma Heart Hospital. He was born September 16, 1928 at home in Wingate, Texas. He is the son of William Neely Bagwell and Ola Mabel (Evans) Bagwell, both deceased.
Bill grew up in Wingate, Texas where he met his wife Joyce Doylene (Branham). They were married in 1947. Bill started working in the oil field, working in Texas, Kentucky and ending up in Oklahoma in 1953. They have lived in Edmond since 1957 where they raised their three kids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Doylene Bagwell, a son Ronny Bill Bagwell and a grandson Billy Dale Bagwell.
Bill is survived by children Richard Bagwell and wife Johnny, Randy Bagwell and wife Sue, Vanessa Bagwell, and three grandkids and four great grandkids.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday February 12, 2017 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with private burial service Monday at Gracelawn Cemetery.
Published on February 10, 2017