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William Bob Redbird

November 7, 1968 — March 14, 2022

William Bob Redbird 53 of Towaoc, CO went to his heavenly home on March 14, 2022. He was born Nov.7,1968 in Carnegie, OK to Robert L. Redbird Sr. and Joquetta Ann "Tanedooah" Redbird. Will was a full blooded tribal member of the Kiowa Tribe of OK.

He grew up in Anadarko, OK and Albuquerque, NM. Will attended Concho Indian school and Riverside Indian school where he graduated in 1986. He met the love of his life Tina Arrates and from that union they had 3 children together. After high-school, he resided in CO until he gained his wings. Will is from the Tanedooah, Redbird, and Hawzipta decedent's.

William was an artist known throughout the southwest. His artwork has been purchased by collectors from all over the world. Will followed in his father's footsteps, Robert L. Redbird Sr.

William was a firefighter for the Ute Mountain Ute Fire Department, Towaoc, Co. He was known for his great sense of humor, and he sure loved to talk . Will was a simple and humble man. Will loved playing his guitar, listening to music, playing horseshoe's and loved to cook. He was a loving and caring person who was always willing to go out of his way to help friends and family, especially his grandchildren. William will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

He is preceded in death by his: father, Robert L. Redbird Sr.; mother Joquetta Ann (Tanedooah) Redbird; sister, Crystal Jo Redbird; grandmother, Violet (Hawzipta) Redbird; grandfather, Earnest (Emhee) Redbird; great grandfather William (Cornbread) Tanedooah; great grandmother, Bessie Enoeah Tanedooah

Will is survived by his: wife, Tina Arrates Redbird of the home
Daughters: Tiffany Begaye & companion, John Hart, Towaoc, CO
Camille Yellowman & husband, Joseph Yellowman, Cortez, CO
Son: Cody Redbird, of Towaoc, CO
Grandchildren: Nyveris Begaye, Nyvani Begaye, Nysus Begaye, Jayden Yellowman, Harley Rose Yellowman
Extended special grandchildren: Hailey, Emily, Summer, Katerie, Marcus, Roman, Nicole
Sisters: Darlene Redbird & companion, Leon Delgarito, Chandler, AZ
Jennifer Redbird, Lawton, OK
Tonia Redbird, OKC, OK
Cora Redbird & companion, Joel Roulain, Anadarko, OK
Terry & George Crounse, Cedar Hill, TX
Patty & husband, Lonny DeBartolo, Lawton, OK
Dawn Redbird & companion, Santiago Leal, Norman, OK
Anna & husband, Bill Slimp, Showlow, AZ
Vivian (Sugar) & husband, Kendrick Longhat, Anadarko. OK
Ann Chappell, Maui, Hawaii
Brothers: Robert Redbird Jr., Anadarko, OK
Steven Redbird & companion, Kendra, Lawton, OK
Special brother: James Redbird & wife, Jennifer, Tuscaloosa AL
Will was loved by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins

Funeral: 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 25, 2022
Ray and Martha's FH Chapel, Anadarko, OK

Graveside: 3:00 p.m., Friday, Friday, March 25, 2022
Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK

A meal will be served at Rock Springs Church Anadarko, ok after the service.

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. � 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2022
Ray and Martha's Funeral Home, Anadarko, OK

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home-Anadarko, OK
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, March 24, 2022

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Ray and Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko

1115 South Mission Street, Anadarko, OK 73005

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Funeral

Friday, March 25, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ray and Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko

1115 South Mission Street, Anadarko, OK 73005

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Burial

Friday, March 25, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

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