Thomas A. Billings

Thomas A. "Tom" Billings, 63, of Quincy, died at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday (April 2, 2014) in his home.

Born Dec. 20, 1920, in Quincy, Tom was a son of George F. and Rosalie Hudson Billings Sr.

Mr. Billings served his country in the U.S. Army from June 11, 1970, to Jan. 19, 1972, and then with the U.S. Army Reserve until June 10, 1976.

He was an avid golfer, fisherman and bowler. He enjoyed music, especially anything Elvis, and woodworking, making cabinets and furniture for many family and friends.

Tom was employed for many years as a carpenter at Huck Fixtures until its closing and then at Hutter Oil Co. until his retirement in 2012.

Survivors include a daughter, Angela "Angie" Davison (Scott), of Philadelphia, Mo.; two grandchildren, Derek Davison and Daynan Davison; a brother, George Billings Jr. (Jean), of Payson; a nephew, Brock Billings (Edie), of Hannibal, Mo.; and three great-nephews, Weston Billings, Easton Billings and Jaxon Lay.

Mr. Billings was preceded in death by his parents.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sunset Cemetery with Clif Weisinger conducting. Military Honors will be by Quincy American Legion Post 37 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Detail.

VISITATION: There will be no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the graveside service.


ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home
1435 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-3662

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 6 to Apr. 8, 2014