A graveside service for Mr. Billie Geller will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Slater Memorial Cemetery in Wright City, OK, under the direction of Brumley Funeral Home in Broken Bow, OK.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the Funeral Home Chapel.
Billie B. Geller was born on January 14, 1930 to Albert and Eve Geller in Mason, OK. He passed from this life on June 7, 2020 in Broken Bow, OK. He was 90 years old.
Billie graduated from Mason High School in 1947. He joined the US Army in 1952, served abroad during the Korean War Conflict, and was involved in the Battle of Pork Chop Hill. He was honorably discharged in 1953. After returning to the US, he spent a number of years in California before returning to Oklahoma in 1967. After that, he worked as a skilled laborer for Weyerhaeuser for many years.
Billie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wright City, OK. He was a kind and compassionate man who loved people and always had a smile. He enjoyed simple things in life. He liked to fish and to garden. Also, games were one of his favorite things. Some of his favorite games were checkers, chess and dominoes, and he especially loved card games of any kind. He also enjoyed bowling and was very skilled at it.
Billie was preceded in death by his parents;
a sister, Ann Earnest;
a brother, Prince Albert Geller;
and the mothers of his children, Eola Skieens & Aline Geller.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley Geller of Wright City, OK;
sons, Clint Geller (wife, Lila) of Wright City, Jim Bob Skieens (wife, Becky) of Wright City, & Larry Wilkerson (wife, Pixie) of Wright City;
daughters, Laura Johnson of Valliant, OK, Donna Watkins (husband, Charles) of Broken Bow, OK, Jolene Cunningham (husband, Bub) of Wright City, & Earlene Farley of Idabel, OK;
brothers, Jim Geller (wife, Jan) of Hemet, CA, Dean Geller (wife, Helen) of Okemah, OK, & Jack Geller of Marlow, OK.
Billie is also survived by 15 grandchildren along with numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
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