Billy "Wild Bill" Yanez (1963 - 2018)

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Billy "Wild Bill" Yanez, 55, of Midland, Texas formerly of Big Spring, died Monday, May 14, 2018 at his residence. Vigil service will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park. Billy was born July 3, 1963 in Big Spring, Texas. He owned Wild Bill's Custom Body Shop in Odessa and was a member of Low Image, formerly ALSA. He was affiliated with Santana Specialty. Billy had lived in Midland for the past 8 years. He was a Catholic. He is survived by his wife Anna Baeza of Midland; two sons: Billy Yanez, Jr. (Melissa) of Odessa and Jack Yanez (Yvette) of Midland; five daughters: Stephanie Leos (Albert) of Garden City, Eva Pacheco of Abilene, Vanessa Cardona (Nucho) of Abilene, Janell Yanez (Danielle) of Big Spring and Niki Yanez (Juan) of Odessa; four brothers: Johnny Lara (Chasity) Copperas Cove, Robert Lara, Benji Yanez and Ricky Yanez, all of Big Spring; three sisters: Rosie Ovalle of Big Spring, Angelique Rangel (Eddie) of Lubbock and Jennifer Yanez of Big Spring; one step-son: Rene Baeza, Jr. (Melissa) of Big Spring; four step-daughters: Amy Fernandez of Midland, Amanda Hinojosa (Kerry) of Stanton, Nancy Baeza of Midland and Veronica Rodriguez Baeza (Benjamin), all of Midland; 41 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Billy was preceded in death by his father Guadalupe Lara and a grandson Damian Leos. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at
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301 E 24th St
Big Spring, TX 79720
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on May 16, 2018
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