Randy Lee Billings (1979 - 2013)

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Chief Warrant Officer 2, Randy Lee Billings, U.S. Army, 34, Manhattan, Kan., died Dec. 17, 2013, in a helicopter crash while serving with NATO forces in Now Bahar, Afganistan. Five of his fellow soldiers died in the same crash. He was born Sept. 1, 1979, in Poteau, Okla., and served our country proudly for over 16 years. He was assigned to the U.S. Army, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion from Ft. Riley, Kan., and served two deployments in Afganistan and two in Iraq.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Ashley Weaver Billings, Manhattan, Kan.; his father, Robert Billings and mother, Sheryl Brown, both of Heavener, Okla.; and all of his family and friends across the world.
Family, friends, and military personnel will celebrate his life at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness, Fla. Military Honors and burial will follow at Florida National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church prior to services. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory of Inverness, is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Randy's memory may be directed to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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Chas E. Davis Funeral Home
3075 S. Florida Ave.
Inverness, FL 34450
(352) 726-8323
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Dec. 31, 2013
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