Billups Paul D. Billups passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014. He was born on December 18, 1925 in Columbus, OH where he lived his entire life. He is preceded in death by his wife of 71 years Vivian G. Billups, parents Marie and Silas Billups, son Thomas Billups, sister Elaine Hedges, brothers-in-law Peter Galante and Terry Underwood, step-mother Cora Billups. Survivors include his sons, Paul (Barbara) R. Billups, Gary Billups, Randy (Christine) Billups; daughter-in-law, Vickie Billups; brother-in-law, Richard (Anna) Underwood; grandchildren, Brian, Kayla, Katie and Cameron Billups, Lisa (Alex) Oliver, Kimberly (Mike) Montague, Christina (Lance) Brumley, Heather (Jason) Bell, Ashley (Jared) Rife, Elyssa (Kyle) Scholl and Shannon (Andrew) Taylor; 15 great-grandchildren and many other loving family members and friends. He served and defended honorably during WWII in the US Navy, Pacific Theatre. Paul was a long time member of McKendree United Methodist Church. Memories of him will be of his love of family and friends, his unselfishness in taking care and watching out for others and his grace for dealing with the troubles in life. He will be greatly missed by all. Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, NE Chapel, 3047 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, OH with the Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Reverend Kathleen Herington will officiate. Interment will follow at Mifflin Twp. Cemetery, Gahanna, OH. Messages of condolence may be left at www.NewcomerColumbus.com. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the many staff members of National Church Residences on Stygler Road, Gahanna, OH for their excellent and loving care.
Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3047 E. Dublin Granville Road
Columbus, OH 43231
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 4, 2014