William Bob Redbird

 William Bob Redbird 53 of Towaoc, CO was born Nov.7,1968 in Carnegie, OK to Robert L. Redbird and Joquetta Ann “Tanedooah” Redbird. He went to his heavenly home on March 14, 2022. Will was a full blooded tribal member of the Kiowa Tribe of OK.
 He grew up in Anadarko, OK and Albuquerque, NM. Will attended Concho Indian school and Riverside Indian school where he graduated in 1986.  After high-school, he resided in CO until he gained his wings. Will is from the Tanedooah, Redbird, and Hawzipta decedent’s.
 He met the love of his life Tina Arrates and from that union they had 3 children together.
 William was an artist known throughout the southwest. His artwork has been purchased by collectors from all over the world. Will followed in his father’s footsteps, Robert L. Redbird Sr.
 William was a firefighter for the Ute Mountain Fire Department, Towaoc, Co. He was known for his great sense of humor, and he sure loved to talk . Will was a simple and humble man. Will loved playing his guitar, listening to music, playing horseshoe’s and loved to cook. He was a loving and caring person who was always willing to go out of his way to help friends and family, especially his grandchildren. William will be deeply missed by all who loved him.
 He is preceded in death by his: father, Robert L. Redbird Sr.; mother Joquetta Ann (Tanedooah) Redbird; sister, Crystal Jo Redbird; grandmother, Violet (Hawzipta) Redbird; grandfather, Earnest (Emhee) Redbird; great grandfather William (Cornbread) Tanedooah; great grandmother, Bessie Enoeah Tanedooah
 Will is survived by his: wife, Tina Arrates Redbird of the home
Daughters: Tiffany Begaye & companion, John Hart, Towaoc, CO,
Camille Yellowman & husband, Joseph Yellowman, Cortez, CO;
Son: Cody Redbird, of Towaoc, CO; 5 Grandchildren: 7 Extended special grandchildren: Sisters: Darlene Redbird & companion, Leon Delgarito, Chandler, AZ , Jennifer Redbird, Lawton, OK, Tonia Redbird, OKC, OK, Cora Redbird & companion, Joel Roulain, Anadarko, OK, Terry & George Crounse, Cedar Hill, T, Patty & husband, Lonny DeBartolo, Lawton, OK, Dawn Redbird & companion, Santiago Leal, Norman, OK, Anna & husband, Bill Slimp, Showlow, AZ, Vivian (Sugar) & husband, Kendrick Longhat, Anadarko. OK, Ann Chappell, Maui, Hawaii; Brothers: Robert Redbird Jr., Anadarko, OK, Steven Redbird & companion, Kendra, Lawton, OK
Special brother: James Redbird & wife, Jennifer, Tuscaloosa AL
Will was loved by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
 Funeral service was Friday, March 25, 2022 at Ray and Martha’s FH Chapel, Anadarko, OK; Graveside service at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK
 Under the direction of Ray & Martha’s Funeral Home-Anadarko, OK