Gerald Thomas Billy, 62, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Dallas, TX. Gerald was born March 13, 1952 in Poteau, OK to Thomas Coleman & Edna Marie (Borden) Billy. He was a media coordinator at KFSM/Channel 5 for 32 years. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Norma Jean Burden.
Survivors include his daughter, Allison Marie Billy of Muskogee, OK; 2 sons, Andrew Ryan & Crystle Billy, Anthony Jordan Billy of Poteau, OK; 4 grandchildren, Alina, Annika, Erik, and Dean; sisters, Cherry Neal of Cameron, OK, Janevieve & Bob Dameron of Hugo, OK; brothers, LeRoy & Joann Billy, Fayette & Juanita Billy of Poteau, OK; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. LeRoy Billy officiating. Interment will follow in Vaughn Cemetery, Gilmore, OK.
Pallbearers will Sam & Wayne Burden, Thomas Westfall, Mark Mundorff, Steve Caperton & Greg Hicks. Honorary pallbearers Fred McClure, John-Mark Scales, Mark Skelton, Robert Houston, John Miller, Daren Bob, Jason Jewell Sr., Debby Etzkorn, Rose Smith, Patty Jewell, Agnes Schluterman, Chim Rigor, Jack Mansell, Eileen Mazurkiewicz, Pam Euper and the rest of his Channel 5 News family.
The family will be at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.