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January 24, 2014

Billie F Francis, 92, was born in Ashton, ID, July 3, 1921, and passed away on Jan. 24, 2014.

He married Anita June Fonley in Twin Falls, ID, 6/13/42. He served two years in the Navy at the Alameda Naval Air Station in California. After the Navy, they moved to the Yuba/Sutter area in 1946 and started working for PG & E in Marysville as a mechanic. He was an outstanding mechanic and could fix anything. He retired after 42 years and stayed very active with travel and the family.

He was predeceased by his parents, Freeman and Mary Francis (ID), he was also predeceased by a brother, Donald (ID), and three sisters, Grace Humphries (ID), Dorothy Merritt (CA), and Irene Shepeard (ID).

Survivors include, his wife of 72 years, Anita June; and sons, Jim (Reno, NV) and David (Shingle Springs, CA).

At his request there will be no memorial service. He will be cremated and his ashes held until the passing of his wife and they will be buried together, as requested.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Feb. 2, 2014
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