Born on Jan. 25, 1930
LLOYD "BILLY" BILLSTEIN
VICTORIA- Lloyd "Billy" Billstein, 84, of Victoria passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born January 25, 1930, in Corpus Christi to the late Fred Lloyd and Dorothy Mae McDonald Billstein. He was retired after 20 years of service with United Carbide as a maintenance supervisor. Lloyd enjoyed working cattle, fishing and ranching. He was a 60 year member of the Masonic Lodge AF/AM #40. He was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Martha Martin Billstein; daughter, Brenda (David) Ballard, Sr.; sons, Brian (Brenda) Billstein, Bruce Billstein and Brent (Lyn) Billstein all of Victoria; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Rosewood Funeral Chapels.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 pm Friday, March 7, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rev. Barney Matocha and Mr. Don Angerstein officiating. Private graveside services will follow.
Pallbearers will be Danny Ballard, David Ballard, II, Zachary Taylor, Jesse Riddle, Shane Hunn and Matt Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Billstein, Shelly Riddle, Briana Jones, Michelle Taylor, Braysha Billstein, Hannah Hunn, Naomi Billstein, Jenny Ballard, Aimee Billstein, Tiffany Ballard, Elrees Porche, Solon Neely, Darrell Martin, Jim Elliott and Masonic Lodge members.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Growth Fund or a charity of the donor's choice.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com