A celebration of Brad’s Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at the Hawthorn Bluff Campground at Oologah Lake, Okla. where friends can share stories. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
Brad completed his secondary education in Clinton, Okla., where he was graduated with the Clinton High School Class of 1974. He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his country honorably with the United States Army and the National Guard. He later returned to the Tulsa and Owasso area where he began a longstanding career with the Murray Womble Company as a field technician. Brad was married to the love of his life, Tanya Brewster on June 21, 2011, in Oologah. They enjoyed a variety of activities together, especially RVing, traveling and camping. He also enjoyed taking his family boating and going out on the lake. Brad was a big fan and spent many years as an active bowler at Sheridan Lanes in Tulsa with the Rockwell League. He and Tanya had taken an exciting trip with the RV over the summer to Las Vegas to participate in the USBC Bowlers Tournament. Brad also enjoyed spending time riding his motorcycle and was an avid collector of Harley Davidson memorabilia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Lee Theis and Betty Jean McGlasson Theis; one brother, Brian Bartholdi; and one sister, Stacey Kilmer.
Those he leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include in wife, Tanya; son, Chad Theis and wife Amanda of Panhandle; daughter, Brandy and husband JR Neil of Panhandle;step-daughter, Chesney Snyder of Weatherford, Okla.; step-children, Vidisha and husband Aaron Newton, of Owasso, Okla. and Govind Raj and wife Veronica, of Oologah; grandchildren, Allie Theis and Michael Theis of Panhandle, Ethan, Carter, Cooper and Adam Neil of Panhandle and Katherine Newton; brother-in-law, Rick Kilmer, of Owasso; brother, Kenneth Lee Theis Jr. of Salina, Kan.; and niece, Misty Dunn of Owasso.