William “Keith” Guilliams, 81, of Yukon, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in Yukon.
He was born October 24, 1939 to John and Helen (Nelson) Guilliams in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Keith was raised in Oklahoma City and graduated with the class of 1955 from Putnam City High School.
He joined the Yukon Police Department in the 1960’s and later went to work for Western Electric and was very instrumental in building the AT&T Lucent Technology Center. After retirement in the late 80’s he assisted with emergency situations and coordination’s relief for FEMA and Oklahoma Red Cross.
Keith was a talented musician and played in many bands all the way back to his teenage years. His passion was his music. He loved gardening, socializing at the Dale Robertson Center in Yukon. Keith was a dedicated member of the LDS Church. He enjoyed genealogy and studying history and was a member of the Sons and Daughters of the Revolutionary War.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Guilliams; and niece, Gay Guilliams.
Survivors include his daughter, Carrie and Tyler Henry of Norman, OK; and son, Will Guilliams of San Antonio, TX.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in honor of Keith to Russell Murray Hospice in Oklahoma City, 1111 N. Lee Ave., Suite 216, Oklahoma City, OK 73103.
Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 24, 2021 at Cooper Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
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