T. Boone Pickens 'walks off the job' at BP Capital

T. Boone Pickens

STILLWATER -- T. Boone Pickens, oil tycoon and Oklahoma State University alumnus and super booster has died. Pickens was 91.

Pickens was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma. His final resting place is planned as Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater. According to an official statement from his website, there are memorials services planned for Dallas and Stillwater.

Pickens donated $20 million to Oklahoma State University in 2003, but in 2006 made one of the largest gifts ever received by a university's athletics department with $165 million as part of his Next Level Campaign. In 2008, Pickens made $100 million challenge gift to endow faculty positions.

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