- September 16, 1924 - December 15, 2012
- Zionsville, Indiana
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Markland Funeral Home
Billie Bob Dilts (Bill), 88
Bill Dilts, recently of Zionsville, IN; originally of Rising Sun, IN, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012. He was born September 16, 1924 to the late William and Lou Dilts. Bill was born in Rising Sun and he and his wife Rebecca lived in Rising Sun until moving to Zionsville in 2008. While in High School he became the youngest licensed pilot in Indiana. He served in the Army Air corp from 1943 to 1947 and was one of the elite pilots selected to fly the B-29 Super-fortress.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Maxine (Roland), his daughter Kathy Taylor (Jim) of Houston, TX; sons Denny (Mona) and Brent (Dee) of Indianapolis, IN; and Mark (Shawn) of Bloomington, IN. They have 11 grandchildren. Philip Kaczmarek, Lori Stahl, Scott Taylor, Jeremy Dilts, Jacqueline Dilts, Trent Dilts, Chastin Davis, Stewart Dilts, Eric Dilts, Deanna Dilts, David Dilts and Laila Dilts. Also, 12 great-grandchildren, Rebecca Stahl, Michael Kaczmarek, Lindsey Stahl, Kamryn Dilts, Hunter Dilts, Eli Dilts, Kennedy Schwartz, Adelynn Davis, Raelynn Davis, Aidan Taylor, Marley Taylor, and Lacey Taylor.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Velma Baldry.
Services will be held at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, Indiana. Visitation from 5 to 8pm Tuesday, December 18th and services at 11am Wednesday, December 19th.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his memory to the Rising Sun United Methodist Church or the American Legion, Post 59.
327 North High Street Rising Sun, IN 47040
Tel. (812) 438-3111