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William David "Bill" Cawood
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William David “Bill” Cawood, age 81, died Saturday, September 16, 2017. He was born December 15, 1935 in Hiwasse, AR to William Jacob and Nola Mae (Palmer) Cawood. He grew up in Prairie Grove, AR before moving to Midwest City where he was a 1955 graduate of Midwest City High School. He went to work at Tinker Air Force Base as an IBM operator before serving in the United States Air Force for 22 years as an air traffic controller. After the military he worked in base ops at Tinker AFB before retirement. Bill loved his sports especially OU and Dallas Cowboys football. He was preceded in death by his wife Earla “Jeannie” Jean (Mendell) Cawood, son Richard, and daughter Robin Lanel, both parents and one sister Sharon Blackmon. Bill is survived by his daughter Rhonda Perrin, daughter Leska Gilbert and husband Aaron and one son Desi Mendell, grandchildren; Michael Perrin, Kayla Cawood, Christopher David Cawood, Malachi Gilbert, Vivian Gilbert and Elijah Gilbert. Also by great-grandchildren; Jordan Marie Norton-Cawood and Anthony Lee Cawood and one sister; Mary Nell Frisbie. Funeral Services will be 1:00pm Thursday, September 21, 2017 at The Vine Church, Mustang, OK with a private interment in the Sunnylane Cemetery, Midwest City, Oklahoma.

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1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064





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The Vine

231 N. Mustang Road
Mustang, OK 73064


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