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Nowata Boy, 12, Dies Following Bone Marrow Transplant

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Hunter Billbe reacts as his classmates give him a sendoff before his surgery. Hunter Billbe reacts as his classmates give him a sendoff before his surgery.
NOWATA, Oklahoma -

A 12-year-old Nowata boy who had a bone marrow transplant earlier this years has died. Hunter Billbe contracted an infection while recovering and died Saturday, September 1 in Cincinnati.

Hunter had a rare immune system disease and was given a hometown sendoff when he left for surgery in March.

8/3/2012 Related Story: Nowata Boy Undergoing Critical Surgery For Infection

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, September 8 at the Rose Hill Community Baptist Church, 12950 North 4000 Road in Dewey.

His obituary states, "Bring memories and stories about Hunter and casual dress."

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