Billy “Bill” Fleming
December 25, 1942 ~ April 21, 2019
Bill,76, received his Heavenly reward on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. The son of Charles & Viola Fleming, Bill was born on Dec 25, 1942 in Shreveport, LA. Bill grew up, attended schools and graduated from Rattan High School in Rattan, OK. He continued his education at Southeastern College in Wilburton, OK. On Aug 25, 1962, Bill married his sweetheart, Lucretia “Lu” Adams and they were blessed with a daughter & son. In addition to being a great husband & devoted father, Bill was also a good provider for his family, retiring after 50 years of dedicated service working in the automotive parts industry for H&H, Save Auto PMA (Parts Marketing), DWI (Distributors Warehouse), Star Automotive, and Uni-select. A longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Newcastle, Bill loved the Lord & teaching his kids how to water ski, fish &hunt. An avid hunter & fisherman, if Bill wasn’t on hunting or fishing trip, he was planning one! He has fished Alaska, Canada, Sturgeon Bay, Grand Lake, Texoma & all over Oklahoma fishing bass tournaments with Lu. He has hunted Dall sheep in the NW Territories, Oryx, elk & antelope in NM & CO, Mule deer in UT, Whitetail deer in OK & several other places. Bill was also a great story teller & enjoyed reading about Native-American history. Bill was proud to have provided the first Newcastle Racer Go-Cart for the high school football team & enjoyed watching it on Friday nights at the games. He was a wonderful Godly family man who will be deeply missed. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Judy Butler & brother Jimmy Fleming. Bill leaves behind his loving wife of 56 yrs, Lu Fleming; daughter, Pamela Gale & son-in-law, Lynn McCaskill; son, Bryan Keith & daughter-in-law, Mindy (Hodges) Fleming ; his adored grandchildren: Cody McCaskill, Heather (Horse) McCaskill, Parker & Brenna Fleming; 2 great grandchildren Koby & Kyleigh McCaskill; brother & sister-in-law Joe & Karen Fleming of Montgue, LA. Memorials may be made to the OK Wildlife Foundation or the Oklahoma Heart Foundation. Viewing will be 4-8 PM Wednesday with family present 6-8 PM. Services to celebrate his life will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the South Lakes Chapel with burial following at Newcastle Memoria l Gardens. To leave condolences for the family, please visit www.vondelsmithmortuary.com Services are under the direction of Vondel Smith & Son Mortuary at South Lakes, 4000 SW 119th St, OKC, OK 73173 - #405-692-5503.