DENISON - William David (Billy) Orrick of Dakota Dunes, SD. formerly of Denison, Texas was taken from this life and received into the arms of our Lord on March 21, 2014.|
Billy was born April 14, 1972 to William and Margaret Orrick. He attended Denison schools and was a proud Yellow Jacket. He currently worked at South Dakota State University as Director of Facilities and Management. Billy was a kind, big hearted and loving man. He loved to make everyone laugh. Billy never met a stranger. He enjoyed being with his family, hunting, fishing and watching football, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Billy leaves behind his loving family, mother, Margaret Orrick; fiancé, Crystal Coburn; sons, Nicholas and Nathan; daughters, Breanna, Kristan and Faith; granddaughters, Leah and Briley; sisters, Nancy Geiger and husband Russ, Vicki Russell and husband Donnie, Michelle Tatum and husband Lewis and Lisa Polston; nieces and nephews, Jerry Matthews and wife, Alicia, Billy Matthews and wife Jenny, Tiffany Matthews, Margaret Hosey and husband, Chris, Joshua Matthews and wife, Whitney, Justin, Weston and Cheyenne Russell, Lewis Tatum and wife, Lindsey, Riley Tatum and wife, Hannah, Alina Sanders and husband, Michael, Brooke Morrison and husband, Stanley, Lauren Hilliard and Mike Hamel; Aunt and Uncle, Molly and Frank Stepko, Richard and Penny Orrick and Frank and Sandy Apito; numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins; many friends, and two very special people whom he knew his entire life, Jack and Kay Richardson.
He was preceded in death by his father, William L. Orrick, grandparents, Marion and Alice Orrick and Peter and Victoria Apito; and great nephew Ashton Matthews.
Pallbearers will be, Donnie Russell, Lewis Tatum, Russell Geiger, Stanley Morrison, Perry Evans and Corey Roggatz. Rosary and family visitation will be held Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Johnson-Moore Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. at St. Patricks Catholic Church with Father Stephen Mocio officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Condolences may be registered to www.johnsonmoorefuneralhome.net.
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Moore Funeral Home.
Billy, You will always be our Shining Star you are forever in our hearts. We Love You.
Published in The Herald Democrat from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2014