Billy Ebb Staley
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Billy Ebb Staley
  • April 1, 1937 - October 8, 2017
  • Paris, Texas

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Billy Ebb Staley, 80, of Paris, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Paris Regional Medical Center.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled graveside services for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11th, at Restland Cemetery in Roxton with Rev. Ken Cannon & Rev. Robert Myre officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Staley, the son of Tommy C. & Ruby B. Thurman Staley, was born April 1, 1937, in Roxton.

His service in the United States Air Force spanned four years from 1955-1959. Billy worked at Westinghouse several years, was a realtor and retired from the State of Texas on Aug. 31, 2003.

Billy was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris. An avid hunter and fisherman, he loved the outdoors.

On May 20, 1960, he married Janice “Jan” Smith Staley building 57 years of family and memories before her death on June 26, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Stacey Staley and four siblings; Eugene Staley, Jimmy Staley, Lealon Staley and Neva Nell Armstrong.

Survivors include five siblings; Harley Staley & wife Lucy, Francis Wilson, Lee Bob Staley & wife Lois, Claudine Wood & husband John and Joy Whitaker & husband Bobby along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.