FAIRBORN — Billie L. McPherson, age 72 of Fairborn, passed away Monday May 26, 2014. He was born November 10, 1941 in Ft. Cobb, Oklahoma, the son of the late Bertty and Maggie (McCall) McPherson. Billie served his country in the U.S. Army; and he was a member of Michael L. Finnell Lodge No. 711 F&AM. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence McPherson; an infant daughter; and two brothers, Jim and Sam McPherson. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth; a daughter, Marcia McPherson and boyfriend David Brink of Fairborn; two grandsons, Joseph and Zachary McPherson; a brother, John McPherson of Texas; two brothers-in-law, Edsel (Della) Nickell of Fairborn, James "Bud" (Rita) Nickell of Kentucky; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family. The family will receive friends on Friday May 30, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M., with a Masonic service at 7:45, in the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday May 31, 2014 at 10:00 A.M., Pastor Mark Long officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Byron Cemetery. Condolences may be made to the family at www.BeltonStroup.com.