Joseph Authur Followwill


Joseph Authur Followwill, 85, of Norman passed away January 20, 2019. He was born May 30, 1933 in Norman to Oscar and Ruth Followwill.
Joe was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved his grandchildren and they loved him; he would build and make toys for them. Joe and Idela enjoyed travelling together to Colorado to camp and relax. He was a master mechanic and could fix anything. He was a long time member of the Free Will Baptist Church. Joe retired from Tinker Air Force Base after 37 years of service.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years, Idela Followwill of Norman; brother, Robert Followwill and wife, Nadine of Norman; sons: Robert Followwill and John Followwill of Oklahoma City; daughter, Mary Followwill of Tulsa; step sons: Tommy Allen and wife, Sondra of Norman and Tony Allen of Texas; step daughters: Barbara Joyce of Norman and Marla Jolly of Tecumseh; 13 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Judy Ann Followwill; sons: Oscar "Skip" Followwill and Joey Followwill; and 8 brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, January 22, 2018 at Primrose Funeral Service. Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, January 23, 2018 at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Blackburn Cemetery.
Services have been entrusted to Primrose Funeral Service. Please sign the online guestbook at
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Published on January 21, 2019
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