William Elmer (Billy) Dugger III

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William (Billy) Elmer Dugger, III, 64, of Willis, passed away June 18, 2016. He was born on September 6, 1951 in Fort Worth, Texas to Dorothy Harriss Dugger and William Elmer Dugger, Jr., deceased. Billy enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1970 during the Vietnam War. He served with VMCJ-1 Squadron based out of Iwakuni, Japan. He was with VMCJ-2 Squadron in Cubi Point, Philippines and flew to Da Nang, Vietnam to support the EA-6A "Electric Intruder" which provided unique Electronic Counter Measure missions and operations to protect US aircraft from surface to air missiles. He was later stationed at Cherry Point, North Carolina during the completion of his tour. He was a dedicated Marine in heart and soul for the rest of his life. Billy worked as an electrician at Gulf States Power Company/Entergy for 28 years and retired in November 2008. During retirement he enjoyed playing guitar and drums in his band in various places including nursing homes. He loved serving others and helping those in need. He also enjoyed fishing, riding Harleys, and collecting guns during his life. He loved his children, family, Marine buddies, and friends very much. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 28 years, Delores (Deedi) Siders Dugger. He is survived by his children; son David Siders of Montgomery; daughter Sherri Dugger of Kyle; and son William E. Dugger, IV of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Also, by his mother, Dorothy Harriss Dugger of Navasota; sisters Marsha Lamb and husband, Norman of The Woodlands and Teresa Donaldson of Temple; and brother Clark Dugger of Conroe. He is also survived by grandsons Austin and Tanner Siders, and granddaughter Makenzie Jordan, and by many nieces and nephews and dear friends. Memorial services will be held at Cashner Funeral Home, Conroe, Saturday, July 2, at 3:00. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Texvet.org. To leave condolences to the family, visit our website at www.cashnerconroe.com


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Published on yourconroenews.com from June 28 to July 11, 2016
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