James E. VanBilliard
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Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Inc.
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Bethlehem, PA
James E. VanBilliard BETHLEHEM James E. VanBilliard, 86, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 17, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem. Born in Phillipsburg, NJ he was the son of the late James Earl and Ruth Allen VanBilliard. James was a 1952 graduate of Phillipsburg High School. He joined the United States Air Force after graduation. James married Joanne Woodring VanBilliard on December 4, 1954. He was the owner of All Seasons Recreational Vehicles in Easton, PA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He was a member of East Hills Moravian Church, Bethlehem, serving as a sacristan alongside Joanne and served as a Trustee. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Goodfellows. James is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Joanne; son James and wife Sue of Bethlehem; daughter Beth Livengood and husband Robert of Landis, NC; grandchildren Brett VanBilliard, Alexis VanBilliard, Jaclyn VanBilliard, Lauren Everhart (Tony) and Mark Livengood; great grandchildren Jaxon and Teagan Everhart and brother Reed VanBilliard. A Private Celebration of Life Service will take place at Cantelmi Long Funeral Home in Bethlehem on Thursday, July 22, 2021. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to East Hills Moravian Church, 1830 Butztown Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017. Cantelmi Long Funeral Home 500 Linden Street Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 866-8059
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Published by The Express Times from Jul. 19 to Jul. 20, 2021.
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Sorry to hear of your loss. Jim was a great guy, always treated me fair-loved to hear his stories about his times in Belvidere.
Butch Hengst
July 22, 2021
We were saddened to learn of Jim Sr.´s passing. I had the pleasure of knowing Jim for over 30 years, he was always a bright spot in my days as I delivered for UPS. His great sense of humor, kindness and knowledge of camping is what will fondly be remembered. May he Rest In Peace. Holding his entire family in our prayers during this difficult time of loss.
Jim and Edie Fella
July 22, 2021
Joanne, Jimmie, Sue; & all of Jim,s, Family, Friends & Loveones;. Our thoughts & prayers are with all as we moern our loss of a really good man. God bless & be with all & help us heal. Farewell brother Jim . Rest in peace. George & Betty
George & Betty Kreitz
July 20, 2021
Sorry to hear of Jim´s passing, our condolences to the family. Jim was a good man, funny, honest and decent, he will be missed by many.
Bob and Dawn Ortwein
July 20, 2021
Joanne, Jim, Beth, Reed and Family: Sincere condolences for your loss in Jims' passing. He was a good man and will be missed.
Brad, Barb, Kim, Christa Stout
Work
July 20, 2021
Sir, Thank You for Your service to our country. God Bless You! God be with your family! Sincerely, A Grateful US Citizen
Grateful
July 20, 2021
We are all saddened by the news of Jim´s passing and he will be deeply missed. Joanne, you and Jim lived a wonderful life together and have brought much joy to those you have met and lives you have touched. May God give you and your family strength and comfort at this difficult time.
Dan Oswald
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July 20, 2021
Sir, I did not know you personally, however I would be honored to "Thank You" for your dedicated and honorable Military Service; to OUR Country. At a later date, we will meet in that "SPECIAL PLACE" which GOD has reserved for ALL of those who have stepped forward; to serve their Country in a Military Uniform. May ALL of GOD'S blessings, be with your Dear Family! Sergeant Major (E-9) Larry E. & Mrs. Sheila M. (LaBar) Williams, US Army/ Retired (TN)
Sergeant Major (E-9) Larry E. Williams, US Army/ Retired
Other
July 20, 2021
Joanne and family, so sorry for your loss. May God's love give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Bob and Cindy Smith
Work
July 19, 2021
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