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William Wyman

December 27, 1930 — November 26, 2016

William (Bill) Albert Wyman, formally of Havana, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Texas. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, December 3rd, at 2pm at the Havana Methodist Church. A private family burial will take place before the church service.

Bill was born Dec. 27, 1930 in Havana, KS. He attended school in Havana before attending Independence Junior College in Independence, KS. After earning an Associate's degree, he began his career at Phillips Petroleum Company on Sept. 6, 1951. He spent 41 years working for Phillips in Bartlesville, OK. He began in the mail room and worked his way through various supply and transportation jobs in the crude oil and fertilizer divisions. His last 20 years were in Crude Oil Supply, retiring as Director of Crude Oil Supply N.A.

Bill was very athletic and played basketball in high school and baseball during the summers. His love for the games also led him to work as an amateur referee / umpire. It wasn't until later in life that he took up his real passion, GOLF. Bill was very active in civic groups such as Caney Jaycees and held various board positions at The United Methodist Church in Caney, KS and Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church in Tool, TX.

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend whose influence and presence will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann (Bowersock) Wyman, his parents, Lee & Edith (Nance) Wyman and brothers Leon Martin, Fay Gene, & Jimmy Lee Wyman.

He is survived by son and daughter-in-law Steve and Jackie Wyman of The Woodlands, TX; daughters and sons-in-law Paulla and Gregg Mitchell of Neodesha, KS., Carol and Dave Welchon of The Woodlands, TX; sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Gary Crawford of Mabank, TX; grandchildren Michele Van Winkle of Coffeyville, KS, Kim Mitchell of Neodesha, KS, Brian Mitchell of Overland Park, KS, Wendy Kovich of The Woodlands, TX, Robby Wyman of Pensacola, FL, Stacey O'Bryan of Carmel, IN; great grandchildren Nikki Redington of South Coffeyville, OK, Ryan Redington of Pittsburg, KS, Belle Mitchell of Independence, KS, Camryn and Cole Kovich of The Woodlands, TX and great-great grandchildren Jenner and Jagger Lowrey of South Coffeyville, OK.

In lieu of flowers, his family suggests the following charities that Bill supported:

Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation
Nantz National Alzheimer Center
P.O. Box 4384
Houston, TX 77210-4384
Online donations:
(Donate Now button, Use gift for: choose Nantz National Alzheimer Center, Nantz Friends) also allows you to specify as memorial gift in Bill's honor

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America - S. Texas Chapter
5120 Woodway, Suite 8008
Houston, TX 77056

Havana Methodist Church
c/o Bobbie McClellan
4540 C.R. 1450
Coffeyville, KS 67337

Cedar Creek Lake United Methodist Church
c/o Bryan Jordan
P.O. Box 43175
Seven Points, TX 75143


Havana United Methodist Church
309 Vore
Havana, KS  67347
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Memorial Contributions

Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation: Nantz National Alzheimer Center
PO Box 4384
Houston, TX  77210

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America- S. Texas Chapter
5120 Woodway, Suite 8008
Houston, TX  77056

Havana Methodist Church- c/o Bobie McClellan
4540 CR 1450
Coffeyville, KS  67337
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