A funeral service for Billy Wilkison, 76, of Cedar Hill, formerly of Reilly Springs, was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Dewain Mixon, Charley Wilkison and Dr. Kyle Wilkison officiating.
Interment will follow at Reilly Springs Cemetery with Charley Wilkison, Birk Wilkison, Kyle Wilkison, Mitch Leathers, W.G. White, Gerald Heard and Harold Kling serving as pallbearers. Bob Aston will be honorary pallbearer.
Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Wilkison died at Charleton Methodist Hospital in Desoto Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, 2012.
Billy Wilkison was born in Reilly Springs, on Aug. 13, 1936, the son of John Archie Wilkison and Maggie May (Starrett) Wilkison.
He married Nancy Joan Wilson in Dallas on June 4, 1959; she survives.
Mr. Wilkison was a retired route salesman for Borden’s Milk Company and was of the Baptist faith.
Other survivors include two sons, Billy George “Teener” Wilkison and wife, Sandy, of Kemp and Brian Keith Wilkison of Irving; two daughters, Carol Lynn Wilkison of Cedar Hill and Dee Luann Wilkison of Irving; grandchildren Misty Temple and Bella Stanley; great-grandchildren Branden Matthews and Preston Temple; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wilkison, and a sister, Nell Ryzak.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
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