Alva Review-Courier -

Billy Wardrop


January 12, 2020

Billie Dee, son of Marie (Oglevie) and Jim Wardrop was born on March 10, 1935, in Freedom, Oklahoma. He passed away in Houston, Texas, on January 9, 2020, at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 30 days.

He spent his youth on a farm west of Freedom and attended a one-room schoolhouse through the eighth grade then went to Freedom High School where he graduated with the Class of 1953. After graduation he attended Northwestern State College in Alva for two years.

He then enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1956. He spent his army time in Tokyo Japan in the far East Map Service from 1956 until 1959.


For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019