Billy Joe Santino, 39, lifelong Tecumseh resident, passed from this life Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at his home.

Billy Joe Santino, 39, lifelong Tecumseh resident, passed from this life Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at his home.

He was born Aug. 14, 1979, to Billy Roy and Cecelia Ann (Haser) Santino in Oklahoma City.

Billy was raised in Tecumseh and attended Tecumseh Public Schools. He graduated with the class of 1998 from Tecumseh High School.

Billy worked at Tinker Air Force Base as an NDI Inspector.

He was an avid O.U. football and OKC Thunder fan. Billy loved camping and spending time with his girls.

He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Roy Santino; and nephew, Brandon Santino.

Survivors include four daughters, Kilee Santino, Rilee Santino, Raegan Santino and Kaelyn Vance; his mother, Cecelia Santino; three brothers, Wayne and Brandy Santino, Roy and Melissa Santino and Jared and Julie Branham; grandfather, John Bargas; nephews, Cory and Ty Santino; nieces, Ashley Santino, Jade McMahan, Skye Branham, Bella Branham and Trinity Branham; great-niece, Hadley; and numerous extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, and continue through service time. Service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at Bethel Acres Assembly with Pastor Larry Townsend, Bethel Acres Assembly, officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.