Billy Burrell Vassar

Class of 1957

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Billy Vassar

Billy Burrell Vassar

April 24, 1938 – October 9, 1995

Billy Burreil Vassar, 57, died at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 1995, at his home at 521 Holly street.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian church. Rev. Lynn Scott, pastor, will officiate. Burial of the cremains will be held in Grace Hill cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Judith Karman Hospice of Stillwater.

Vassar was born April 24, 1938, in Noble county, the son of George “Jack” and Helen Vassar. He attended White school in Noble county and graduated from Perry high school.

Vassar and Donna Schweisberger were married on Dec. 30,1955, at Stillwater. He and Billie Jean Crane were married on Jan. 14, 1980, in Perry.

Vassar owned and operated Vassar’s Garage in Perry. His hobbies were motor cycles and animals.

In addition to his wife, Billie, of the home, survivors include three sons, Lane Vassar, of the home, Neal Vassar, Weatherford, OK, and Troy Vassar, Perry; four daughters, Leslie Vassar, of the home; Brandi Gertener, Okmulgee, Rhonda Johnson, Perry, and Karen Seagroves, Oklahoma City; one brother, Gary Rainsbarger, Riverside, CA; three sisters, Minnie Hollister, Shattuck, OK, Genene Bunch, Weatherford, TX, and Linda Johnson, Las Vegas, NV; his father, George “Jack” Vassar, Lake Elsinore, CA; his mother, Helen Rainsbarger, Perry; and five grandchildren.