A memorial service for Ray Bittle, 82, of Enid will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel with Brian Meyer officiating.
L.R. was born on September 30, 1931 in Enid, to Roy and Darlean McCabe Bittle and died on June 29, 2014 in Enid.
He grew up in the Enid area and graduated from Kremlin High School. Ray enlisted in the U.S. Navy on January 2, 1951 and was discharged on November 1, 1954. On March 13, 1954, he married Barbara Lindberg in Long Beach, California. They made their home in Enid. He worked for Vater Implement and Champlin Refinery. Following their retirement, L.R. and Barbara resided in California and Colorado. They enjoyed traveling throughout the country.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara on January 1, 2006; two brothers, Dale and George.
L.R. is survived by three children, Jim and wife, Tracie Bittle, and Jerry Bittle, all of Graham, Texas, and Kathy Bittle of Enid; three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; three brothers, Bruce of California, Ronnie and wife, Liz, of Alva, Dave and wife, Janet of Kremlin; three sisters, Mary “Sis” and husband, Bill Estill and Glenda Babb, all of Enid, Carolyn States of Fort Worth, TX; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Circle of Love.