Joseph Robert Woolslayer

January 8, 1932 - July 26, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Joseph R. Woolslayer, 86, of Irving, Texas, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on January 8, 1932 the son of Homer J. and Anne S. Woolslayer. Joseph R. served in the United States Army and he earned his Bachelors Degree in Industrial Management Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Joseph R. was a well-known Structural Design Engineer in the oil and gas services industry. He was Owner, President and Head of Sales of Lee C. Moore, A Woolslayer Company, for over a decade. From 1976 to 2004, Joseph R. was the Inventor of 8 uniquely crafted oil drilling industry patents granted by the U.S. Patent Office. He continued to hold an ownership in the company and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1988. Joseph R. maintained full involvement in Lee C. Moore, A Woolslayer Company, for over 50 years. He was a recreational aircraft pilot. He enjoyed vacationing at the beach, dining out, watching movies and attending Dallas Cowboy football games. He loved his two cats, Smokey and J.R. Most of all, Joseph R. cherished spending time with family and friends. Joseph R. was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, that will be dearly missed. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeannie Woolslayer; children, Joseph P. Woolslayer, Bobby Woolslayer, John Woolslayer, Homer Woolslayer, Ronnie Baker, Carrie Weems; 13 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; among numerous other family and friends. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 30th from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be at 11:30 am on Monday, July 30th in the Chism-Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Interment with Military Honors will be on Thursday, August 2nd at 11:00 am at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 2nd from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at The Summit Club, Renaissance Room, 31st Floor in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Date: July 30, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Celebration Of Life
Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Date: August 2, 2018
Time: 11:00 am

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Melissa Duggan Herring
Tulsa, OK
It has been my privilege to know and to work for Mr. Woolslayer in the Tulsa OK office.  He's an oilfield legend.  My sincere sympathy is extended to his family.
Tom Wingerter
Tulsa, OK
Bob was my friend and company mentor. His smile and sense of dry humor was infectious and he had a heart of gold!! I’ll miss him!
Sherry Archer
Tulsa, OK
I've always taken such pride in my position with Lee C Moore A Woolslayer Company, every time Mr. Woolslayer would call the front desk he would say "well Good Morning and how are you Today? " He always cared, he had such a caring kind Heart and I will miss hearing him, Rest in Peace Mr. Woolslayer.
Steve Ellis
Tulsa, OK
Mr. Woolslayer’s leadership, intuition, and unique way of looking at things will be greatly missed.  Most of all, I’ll miss his sense of humor and ability to tell hair-raising stories.  Thank You for everything, Bob.
Dan and Donna Noe
Granbury, TX
Carrie, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. You will have all your memories of this wonderful man to help you through this difficult time. Know you have friends and family here if needed.
Tom Harris
Spokane Valley, WA
Bob was not just my Brother-in-law, but someone I greatly respected. He & I traded stories & laughed for seemingly hours on in. We hung out together when i visited Family in Dallas. I will remember his stories & advice in life. Most of all, i will remember my friend.
John Goodlett
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Larry & Chris Darst
Irving, TX
We were blessed to have Bob and Jeannie as true friends.  We had so much fun dining out together, going to Cowboy games and just enjoying each others company.  Bob had an amazing sense of humor, quick wit and a devoted heart to Jeannie and his family.  We will miss Bob so much, but will remember all the great fun times we had together.  Rest in Peace our sweet Bob!! Love you.
Lynn Dorn
Coppell, TX
I met Bob as he was walking into the Four Seasons as I was walking out.
He always had a pleasant greeting and smile for me.  We would make small talk and it was always positive.  My condolences to Jeannie and
to his family.
Joetaa Dunn
Tulsa, OK
My deepest condolences to all the family. Your Dad was a good man and I was honored to have known him. Rest in peace Bob

Joetta Dunn
Mitch Koster
Claremore, OK
I always had immense respect for JR.  Any man that will crawl around on the back of a flatbed trailer, in a business suit, with a flashlight....helping me look for part alright in my book! I recall spending a Christmas Day with him and Homer at a Whataburger in Wharton Tx.  All of us packed into the company truck...trying to order in the drive-thru.  That memory brings to mind his sense of humor...dry and hilarious! I am so sorry for the family.  I am also very sorry that I won't be able to make it to the celebration of his life, but I will be out of the country at the time.
Rusty Anglin
Bixby, OK
It has been a honor and privilege working for the company. My condolences to the family.
Gail Trostle
Irving, TX
Jeannie, so sorry for your lost. Condolences to you and your family. Please know all the ladies at the Y are thinking about you and keeping you in our hearts.
Maya Moni
Lewisville, TX
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss, Jeannie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.  The ladies at the Y miss you but we have some very fond memories of your time there.
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