Bill Putman

Bill Putman was born September 25, 1935 in Waurika, Ok. to Virgil Putman and Dessie Hunter. He passed from this life on April 21, 2014 in Durant, Ok., at the age of 78. Bill married Marketa Skaggs on June 10, 1956 in Durant, Ok.

Bill is survived by his wife, Marketa Putman, of Mead, Ok., daughter LaNell DaVault, of Arlington, Tx,, son, Ed Putman and wife Shirley, of Claremore, Ok., sister, Pauline Maxwell, of Madill, Ok., brother, Everett Putman and wife Letha, of Broken Arrow, Ok. brother-in-law, Henry Skaggs and wife Edith, of Baytown, Tx., sister-in-law, LaQuita Sexton, of Calera, Ok, brother-in-law, Donald Skaggs, of McKinney, Tx, nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Keith Putman, Mother-in-law, Beatryce Skaggs, Brother-in-laws, Wendall Sexton and Cletis Skaggs, and nephew, Kenny Skaggs..

Services will be held Friday, April 25, 2014 at Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Dan McLemore officiating. Internment will follow at Mead Cemetery.

Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at

Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.

Funeral Home

Holmes~Coffey ~ Murray Funeral Home - Durant
121 N. 5th Ave.  Durant, OK 74701

Published in Durant Daily Democrat from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014