Billy Lee Dry Jr., 56, of Norman, Oklahoma, died Sunday, August 19, 2007, in Norman, Oklahoma. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 22, 2007, at First Baptist Church with Pastor Wade Smith officiating. Services are under the direction of Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman, Oklahoma.
Billy was born January 23, 1951, to Dorothy F. Fogle and Billy Lee Dry, Sr. in Watonga, Oklahoma. He moved to Norman in 1962, from Pontotoc, Oklahoma. He was a graduate of the Norman High School Class of 69. Billy served with the Naval Reserve and was Active Duty Navy Seabee EACN. Engineers Aid. He served on the USNS CHAUVENET. Upon returning from active duty he completed his degree at Oklahoma State University Technical Institute. Billy worked for Brown & Root in Houston as a draftsman. He then earned his Electrical Engineering degree at DeVry University in Irving TX. He worked for Sysmex Inc as a biomedical engineer since 1992 to the present date.
Billy married Patsy K. Spann on February 20, 1971 in Norman, OK.
Survivors include his spouse, Patti Dry Norman, OK; son, Billy Dry, III and wife Melanie of Edmond, OK; daughter, Jennifer Dry of Houston, TX; parents, Dorothy Harp and husband Dr.Jim Harp of Norman, OK ; three brothers, Jerry Dry and wife Nancy of Weatherford, OK, James Harp and wife Janet, Norman, OK and Jeff Harp & wife Anne of Norman, OK, grand daughter, Addison B. Dry and numerous neices, nephews, aunts and uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by: father Billy Lee Dry, Sr., brother Earnest Franklin Dry and son David Michael Dry.
Memorial Contributions to: First Baptist Church Norman, General Fund or St. Jude's Children's Hospital in his name as a member of The Limu Company.
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