Billy George Sawney, age 69, passed away on May 2nd, 2023 in Bunch, OK. He was born on August 17th, 1953 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to John Henry Sawney and Pauline (Long) Sawney. Bill loved his family, friends and life.
He was a devoted member of the United Baptist Church in Metalton, Arkansas. He was an active member of the church community. He enjoyed attending church, singing, playing his guitars and fellowship. He also loved and appreciated his friends; Dave, Steve, Dean, Gary and Jim.
Bill also had a passion for his farm, he loved his horse, Bill and his dogs, T & Elizabeth.
He is survived by his daughter: Jodie Kester and her husband Bobby of Bunch, OK, sisters: Martha Hendrix and husband Darrell, Tammie Prince and husband Hayward, both of Stilwell, OK, Brenda Galbavy and husband Dan of Fayetteville, AR, his granddaughters: Leslie Jennings of Stilwell, Erin Elmore and husband Dolton & Brynnley Kester of Bunch, great grandchildren: Lexie, Gemma & Conner Elmore, Baker & Allyson Jennings.
Bill also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents: John Henry and Pauline (Long) Sawney, wife: Nina Sawney, son: Billy Wayne Sawney, sisters: Frankie Bartlett & Betty Jo Scott, brothers: Rick Sawney, Scott Sawney, Roger Sawney and Johnny Sawney.
A ceremony to honor Bill's life will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 8, 2023 @ CC Camp in Stilwell, OK.