Willis John Tecumseh
Sequoyah Student 1960s
Willis John Tecumseh , (Seq. Class1966) was born on December 14, 1945 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Israel Tecumseh and Wisey Lee (Scott) Tecumseh. He passed from this life on May 21, 2011 at his home in Okmulgee, Oklahoma at the age of 65 years, 5 months & 7 days.
Willis was very proud to have served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by 1 brother; Nero Tecumseh Sr. (Seq. Fresh ‘62).
He is survived by 1 daughter; Heather Tecumseh of Okmulgee, 3 sons; Tommy Tecumseh of Okmulgee, Wilson Tecumseh of Okmulgee & Ramsey Tecumseh of Arizona, 5 sisters; Jeanette Tecumseh Washington (Seq. Soph.‘66) of Okmulgee, Eldeen Tecumseh (Seq. Soph.‘72) of Florida, Katherine Tecumseh (Seq. Jr ‘73) of Okmulgee, Emma Dominguez of Dallas, TX & Isabell Tecumseh (Seq. Soph.‘79) of Morris, 3 brothers; Ramsey Tecumseh (Seq. Soph‘66) of Winter Haven, CA, July Tecumseh (Seq. Cls ‘73) of Muskogee & Paul Tecumseh (Seq. Cls’77) of Bixby, 2 grandchildren; Mariya & Colton Tecumseh and several other relatives and friends.
Casket bearers are Paul Tecumseh Jr., Ryan Jones, Yv-hv-etv Tecumseh, Joseph Dominguez, Jeremy Tecumseh & Cetto Nekko Tecumseh (Seq. Cls‘99). Honorary bearers are Leroy Springwater (Seq. Soph‘68) & Vincent Locust (Seq. Soph‘65) .
SERVICE: Tues., May 24, 2011 2:00 P.M. ~ Concharty United Methodist Church, Okmulgee
INTERMENT: Tecumseh Family Cemetery
OFFICIATED: Rev. Newman Frank, Jr. & Alfred Berryhill (Seq. Cls' 65).