Billie Waltz

Brighton | Thursday, September 17 2020 |

Billie Waltz, 86, of Brighton, passed away at 10:07 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Jerseyville Manor. 

Born Dec. 26, 1933 in Eldorado, IL, he was a son of David and Gwendolyn Pearl (Edwards) Waltz. 

He married Lily Marie (Cook) Apr. 12, 1953 in Alton. She preceded him in death June 26, 2013. 

Billie worked at the loading dock for Peavey Mill in Alton for 30 years. After retirement, he worked alongside his wife at the Riverbend Community Service Center, providing food and assistance to many less fortunate families. He also was a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan. 

Survivors include his children, Roger Waltz of Godfrey, Deborah (Joe) Conrad of San Antonio, TX, Glenda McGee of Bolingbrook, IL, and his adopted son John Dudrey of St. Louis; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. 

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and ten siblings. 

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 25 at Woodburn Cemetery in Woodburn. Rev. Dale Barnhurst will officiate. 

Professional services entrusted to Paynic Home for Funerals, with an online guestbook available at 

Obit Provided By:
Paynic Home for Funerals

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