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Delmer Frank Billings

October 22, 1926 November 17, 2018
Delmer Frank Billings
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Obituary for Delmer Frank Billings

Delmer “Frank” Billings Sr, 92, of Welch WV, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at his residence. Born, October 22, 1926, in Rugby, VA; he was the son of the late Wint and Lessie Waddell Billings.
He was a 1946 graduate of Gary High School. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 82nd Airborne Division. He received his industrial engineer degree while serving in the Army. He worked for U.S. Steel Mining in Gary, WV; where he was a Mine Forman for many years and then went to work for the Capels Mine. He later worked for the Government. He was a member of the Welch Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, and St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV. He enjoyed football and most sports. He was a religious and compassionate man.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Billings, and three Brothers.
Survivors include, his wife Catherine, one daughter Barbara and husband Bill, three sons, Anthony, Chris, and Delmer Billings and wife Rosetta, one sister Thelma Spivey; grandchildren, Justin Stevenson and wife Jessica, Aliya Moon and husband Elliot and Kalee Stevenson, Jonathan (Lindsey) and Valarie (Mark) Scofield, great grandchildren, Jace, Jazlyn, Lexie, Brittany, Steven, and Samantha; great great grandchildren, Zander, and Christopher; Special friends, Jimmy and Mary Spence.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12 Noon from St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV with Father Tony Lacson Celebrant. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV; where Military Graveside Rights will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144 Iaeger.
Friends may call Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon at St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV.
Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Billings family.


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
St Peter Catholic Church

111 Virginia Ave
Welch, WEST VIRGINIA 24801

St Peter Catholic Church
111 Virginia Ave Welch 24801 WEST VIRGINIA
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

12:00 PM 11/24/2018 12:00:00 PM
St Peter Catholic Church

111 Virginia Ave
Welch, WEST VIRGINIA 24801

St Peter Catholic Church
111 Virginia Ave Welch 24801 WEST VIRGINIA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

RT. 52
Bluewell, West Virginia 24701

RT. 52 Bluewell 24701 West Virginia
United States
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