Eckert resident E.J. Bilberry Jr. died Feb. 26, 2013, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert at the age of 91.
Funeral services were held March 4 at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Interment followed at Eckert Cemetery.
Eleck J. Bilberry Jr. was born in Spur, Texas, June 18, 1921, to Eleck and Millie (Stinnett) Bilberry.
He married Ruby Brown June 22, 1940, in Spur, Texas.
He was a member of the VFW and attended First Baptist Church in Delta. He was a Christian and enjoyed gardening and his dog, GeeGee.
Mr. Bilberry is survived by three sons, Eddie Bilberry of Brawley, Calif., Dwain Bilberry of Lampe, Mo., and Dale Bilberry of Comanche, Okla.; a daughter, Dee Herstedt of Murrieta, Calif.; a sister, Ava Ponder of Corsicana, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Bilberry; two daughters, Linda Swain and Velda Wellsandt; and seven brothers.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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