- Ada, Oklahoma


July 2, 2014

Roy C. “Bob” Byford

Stratford — Services for Roy C. “Bob” Byford, 97, of Stratford will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Stratford First Baptist Church. The Rev. Marvin Knox and Johnny Burnett will officiate. Burial will follow in McGee Cemetery in Stratford. 

Mr. Byford died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Sulphur. He was born Jan. 31, 1917, in Stratford to James Robert and Norman May Byford. He married Alma Syble (Jones) in Pauls Valley on Sept. 29, 1938. They lived in the Stratford area. 

Mr. Byford served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 during World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church, American Legion, Disabled Veterans and AKC Boston Terrier’s Association. 

Survivors include one son, Roy Byford and wife, Judy, of Stratford; two daughters, Sharon Hatter and husband, Ruben, of Stratford, and Wendy Allen and husband, Eddie, of Ada; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma, on Aug. 23, 2004; two brothers; and two half-sisters. 

Bearers will be grandsons. 


Text Only | Photo Reprints
AP Video
House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways

Are you pleased that Oklahoma has repealed Common Core standards for public school students?

     View Results