Mr. David Eugene Billingsley, age 76, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, at a local healthcare facility.
Mr. Billingsley was born in Rome, GA on June 20, 1944, son of the late Robert Early Billingsley and the late Rose Gaston Billingsley. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 4 siblings, Jenny Morgan, Dawn Denson, Bud Billingsley and Jim Billingsley. Mr. Billingsley was a graduate of East Rome High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Before his retirement, he worked for over 30 years at General Electric in the Core Shop. Mr. Billingsley was a member of the Shanklin-Attaway Post # 5 American Legion. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley V. Billingsley, Rome; daughter, Gina Willerson, Rome; 2 sons, Charles Claypool (Mary), Rome, and Jerry Claypool, Rome; 3 grandchildren, Dakota Willerson (Allie), Cave Spring, Hayden Claypool, Rome, and Allison Claypool, Rome; 3 great-grandchildren, Scarlett Esme Willerson, Amari Boatner and Rayne Smith; nieces and nephews.
In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Billingsley will be cremated and the family will receive friends on Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 5 until 7pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the American Legion Post # 5 Honor Guard presenting military rites at 5pm. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of arrangements.Read More