Batchelor was born Dec. 19, 1923, in Wilson, Okla.,
to Jessie L. and Lizzie Wilson Batchelor.
married Mariam Ford Williams on June 2, 1990, in Boonville.
He has 2 sons, Floyd P. II and 2 daughters, Elaine
and Barbara and 4 stepson, Frank, William, Steven
and Jason; 22 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren
and one great great grandchild.
was an engineer and pipeline welder. He was also a
country and western performer and promoter.
He opened and sang with Ernest Tubb on many occasions.
He was also an accomplished artist.
served in the United States Army Air Force, 60th Bomb
Squadron during World War II.
was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in
P. Batchelor died 28 February 2003, at the age
of 79 in Boonville.
from the obituary of Floyd P. Batchelor found
on the Columbia
Daily Tribune web site.