Billy Dawkins

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Billy W. Dawkins

LAFAYETTE - Memorial Services will be held at a later date for Billy Webb Dawkins, 87, who passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, January 26, 2014.

Mr. Dawkins enlisted at age 17 in the Navy and served on the U.S.S. Oyster Bay during World War II. He graduated from LSU with a degree in petroleum engineering. He was employed at Union Producing Company and retired as Onshore Manager for the Southwest Louisiana Division of Pennzoil Company.

Mr. Dawkins, a resident of Lafayette, was the son of the late Herbert Elmer Dawkins and the former Ruth Webb.

He is survived by his wife Vivian Ware Dawkins; daughters, Viane D. Moses, Barbara W. Dawkins, and Eve D. Poll; his son-in-law Michael Poll; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Herbert Elmer Dawkins, Ruth Webb Dawkins, and his brother Herbert Pierce Dawkins.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Dawkins family at

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of arrangements.

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Delhomme Funeral Home - Lafayette
1011 Bertrand Drive Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 235-9449
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Published in the The Advertiser on Jan. 30, 2014
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