News Death Notice

BILLET, John W. age 89 of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013. He was born on January 9, 1924 to the late Clarence I. and Lula (Pemberton) Billet in Fairfield, Ohio. John proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII, and later went on to work for the Champion Company in Springfield for over 40 years. In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Betty Billet, in 2012; a son, John Edward Billet; along with 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by a son, Mark Billet; one daughter, Linda Hupman; his brother, Dick; two sisters, Anna Martha and Sarah; as well as grandchildren, Sheryl (Craig) Meier, Christina (William) Balderaz; great grandchildren, Connor, Isabel, Avery, and Evelyn; along with numerous nieces and nephews. John will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, and uncle. He will be deeply missed by those who knew him. Private funeral services are in the care of JACKSON LYTLE & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Miami Valley Chapter in his honor. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Mar. 29, 2013