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WARREN LEN WALDROOP

May 6, 1930 July 9, 2019
WARREN LEN WALDROOP
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Warren Len Waldroop, 89, of Tulsa, Oklahoma went peacefully to be with his beloved wife Barbara on July 9, 2019. He was born May 5, 1930 in Boise City, Oklahoma to parents James & Emma Waldroop.

He worked hard most of his life, at a young age he picked cotton with his family. When he was 10 he worked in the local glass factory assisting the glass blowers. At 16 he dug graves at Okmulgee Cemetery until German POW’s were assigned the task. He was in the U.S. Air Force for a tour of duty and would tell stories of being stationed in Alaska on Shemya Island. He worked as a Pipeliner making repairs or running new pipes for the oil & gas companies and became Foreman.

He is remembered by his family and friends mostly as a generous man. He helped often and there was always room if you needed a place to stay.

He is survived by his Daughter Ruth Manning; his Grandchildren: Chrisandrea ‘Christy’, Ronnie and Brian. Great Grandchildren: Adam ‘Randy’, Kristi, Amanda ‘Nikki’, Ronnie Dale and Codi. Great-Great Grandchildren: Aidan, Christopher, Abigail, Alia, Trinity, Rileagh, Jimmy Jr and River. His Nieces: Jacqueline ‘JoeAnn’, Vivian, Evaline, Ingrid and his Nephew Troy Len. Great Nieces & Nephews: Rowena, Steve, Lorraine, Micah, Chisholm, Dakota, Shannon, Justin and Keith. Sister in Law: Joyce and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara. Parents: James & Emma Waldroop. His sister Winafred, his brothers: Jack, Bill, Babe, Glen and their spouses. His nephews: Norman, Leon and Dennis ‘Rudy’.


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Visitation

Sunday

14

Jul

2:00 PM 7/14/2019 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/14/2019 6:00:00 PM
Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home - Westwood Chapel

4424 S. 33rd W. Ave
Tulsa, OK 74107

Mark Griffith Memorial Funeral Home - Westwood Chapel
4424 S. 33rd W. Ave Tulsa 74107 OK

Funeral

Monday

15

Jul

2:00 PM 7/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
OKMULGEE CEMETERY

2601 SOUTH WOOD DRIVE
OKMULGEE, OK 74447

OKMULGEE CEMETERY
2601 SOUTH WOOD DRIVE OKMULGEE 74447 OK
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