The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

February 3, 2013

Billy Hoagland

The Joplin Globe

HULBERT, OK — William Lee "Billy" Hoagland, age 61, Joplin, passed away Feb. 1, 2013, at his home in Hulbert, Okla.

He was born Jan. 12, 1952, in Joplin, to Charles and Alice Hoagland.

He was an optimistic and carefree man, enjoyed life and his family.

Survivors include his wife, Nyoka; his three daughters, Cassandra Ellis, of Broken Arrow, Okla., Alice Willis, of Joplin, Sara Hoagland, of Joplin; three grandchildren, Charlie, Elizabeth, Caitlyn; one sister, Miriam Hoagland, of Joplin; one brother, Martin Hoagland; as well as many nieces and nephews, including Chad and Jon Hoagland; and other relatives and friends. Billy was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents; three brothers, Eddie Hoagland, Charles Hoagland and Randall Hoagland.

Billy has been taken for cremation.

A memorial visitation is planned for Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Parker Mortuary.

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