809 La Clede Street, Bellmead, TX 76705

Wynnfred Benjamin Batey
January 27, 1941 - December 2, 2021

Wynnfred Benjamin Batey

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Wynnfred B. Batey
January 27, 1941 - December 2, 2021
Age 80
Riesel, Texas
Died on December 2, 2021 at The Atrium Center in Bellmead, Texas.
Wynnfred better known to most as Wympy or Wynn was born on January 27, 1941 in Falls County,Texas, the son of Wynnfred Batey and Ethel Alvey. They moved to ChalkBluff, Texas where they made their home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wynnfred and Ethel Batey, brothers Pete Batey, Dan Batey and three sisters, Evelyn Parson, Stella Stevens, Bessie Batey. Two children, a daughter, Debra K. Lindsay of Granite City, Illinois and a son, Shannon L. Batey Sr. of Mart Texas. Wynnfred is survived by two children, a daughter Elaine Ortega (Batey) and husband Roy Ortega of Robinson,

Texas and a son Wynnfred B. Batey Jr. of Axtell, Texas; grandchildren Angel Lindsay, John Robinson, Matthew Robinson, Amanda Sleeper, Kayla Ortega, Christopher Batey,Jennifer Batey, Alice Batey, Shannon Batey Jr., Josh Batey and 10 great grandchildren, many nephews, nieces, close friends and neighbors.
Wynnfred was a retired Commercial Sheet Rocker for over 50 yrs.,
Wynnfred loved to tell people stories of his life and talk about his (Indian) Cherokee Heritage, which he took great pride. He loved his horses in his younger days and had retired to love deep sea fishing, his vegetable gardening, raising chickens and his two fury companions , Scooter and Venus.
He will be deeply missed by many.
Wynnfred plan for a simple funeral. Graveside Service Only will be held at

Oakwood Cemetery, on December 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM.
Graveside Service
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
10:00 am
Oakwood Cemetery
5th & Lasalle
Waco, TX  76706
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Oakwood Cemetery
5th & Lasalle
Waco, TX  76706
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  1. Baylor Scott and White Hospice, Waco
    Dear Batey family, The Baylor Scott and White Hospice family would like to give you our deepest condolences with our thoughts and prayers. We still care and we are still here for you! God bless you!
  2. Alice batey
    I love u so much grandpa I will miss...
  3. Alice Batey
    My sincerest sympathies. Dad always treated me like a daughter. He could grow anything! And never minded sharing. He always lended an ear when needed. He always spoke his mind. You never had to wonder where he stood. He will be remembered.
  4. Maria V Asebedo
    My deepest condolences to Elaine Ortega and the whole family.
    May memories of him help during the days to come. My prayers are with
    you all!
  5. maricia batey
    i will always treasure our early morning coffee time in those early years of knowing you. You were a great papaw to my boy..i will treasure our memeories and will never forget your loyalty to me always..i love you, risha batey
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