|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 2007|
Funeral service for William Edward "Bill" Metz will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, at Sequoyah Baptist Church with Rev. Martin Potter officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, under the direction of Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service & Crematory. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Sun. 1-6 p.m.
Bill went to be with his Lord and Savior Thurs., March 8, 2007, at home surrounded by his family at the age of 85.
The son of William Henry and Edna Irene (Polk) Metz was born November 29, 1921, in Dallas, TX. As a young boy he was raised in the Dallas area, and then moved to Oklahoma when he was a teenager. He worked for Western Union, Corps of Engineers, and Carnation Milk Company. In the early 1950's he was hired by Douglas Aircraft which later became McDonnell Douglas. He retired from Douglas in 1982 after 30 years of employment. In 1977 he moved to Claremore. Bill enjoyed collecting classic cars and was a member of the Rolls Royce Owners Club. He was a member of the Sequoyah Baptist Church, and enjoyed serving on lay missions with his wife. Bill also enjoyed spending time with his dogs, Heidi and Sasha.
He is preceded in death by his parents; by his wife, Marjorie who passed away in 1992; and sister, Gloria Elizabeth Pense.
Survivors include his daughters: Shirley Romine of Claremore, and Donna Hacker and husband, Graham of Spring Hill, KS; grandchildren: Brad McCoy, Suzanne Suddath, and Mandi Latimer; 7 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews: Lydia Williford, Nancy Perrigo, David Pense, John H. Pense, and Bruce Pense.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sequoyah Baptist Church, 16501 S. Hwy. 66, Claremore, OK 74017.
Marjorie Shook Metz (1923 - 1992)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Blessed be the memory of William Metz.|
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