December 19, 1942 - February 15, 2017
William Riley Seevers, III, the 3rd boy of 13 kids (7 boys & 6 girls) was born in Des Arc, Arkansas, December 19, 1942 to Lula Faye (Chapman) and William (Bill) Riley Seevers. Bill passed away at Alva Oklahoma on February 15, 2017 at the age of 74 yrs. 1 mo. and 27 days. Bill attended school in Des Arc before moving to Carmen, Oklahoma in 1960. He worked for Parker Hardware, in Cherokee, Pettit’s House of Carpet and Fuson’s in Alva as a carpet layer, before going to work in the oil field. He began working in the late 80’s as a maintenance worker at NWOSU, just three months short of 30 years. Bill married Shirley Valdez in Des Arc, Arkansas on October 23, 1962. To their marriage three children: Mark, Dennis, and Derek were born. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters, and a brother. Bill is survived by “Blair" his long time companion (the dog that belonged to Shirley); three sons; Mark and Melanie Seevers of Highland Ranch, Colorado, Dennis and Susan Seevers of Alva, Oklahoma and Derek & Amanda Seevers of Chickasha, Oklahoma. Thirteen grandchildren: Natalie, Allison, Riley, Matthew, Khennadi, Khortni, Lauren, Kellsie, Jacob, Joshua, Hunter, Brad and Cody and a great-grand-daughter; Jayde, brothers; Mallory & Janette Seevers, Alva, OK and Gene Seevers, Louisville, NE, Jerry & Sue Seevers, Des Arc, AR, Kelly and the late Melva Seevers of Alva, OK, Terry & Donna Seevers of Paragould, AR. and sisters; Theresa and Dexter Jones of Ward, AR, Anna Maude & Jim Hollowell, Redford, AR, Carla K & Chet Greenwood, Des Arc, AR and Diane Noel, Walnut Ridge, AR. A number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made through Wharton Funeral Chapel to NWOSU Foundation for a scholarship in Bill’s name.
William Riley Seevers, III, the 3rd boy of 13 kids (7 boys & 6 girls) was born in Des Arc, Arkansas, December 19, 1942 to Lula Faye (Chapman) and William (Bill) Riley Seevers. Bill passed away at Alva Oklahoma on February 15, 2017 at the... View Obituary & Service Information
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