William “Hoppy” Garroutte left this world on Nov. 19, 2017. He was born in Newkirk in 1952. He went to school in Ponca City. He worked for his dad, Robert Glen Garrioutte, roofing till her joined the navy from 1970-74, then joined the National Guard.
He left behind his wife, Dorothy Wilene Garroutte, of 46 years; his mother, Ruth Garroutte; and sisters, Melba McGelvrey, Glenda Garroutte and Sheryl Garroutte.
He loved growing a garden every summer and making salsa from that garden for family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
Services will be held at a later date.