Billy Gene Christman
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Billy Gene Christman
  • October 7, 1940 - October 25, 2017
  • Denison, Texas

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Billy Gene Christman, 77, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

He was born in Denison, Texas on Monday, October 7, 1940, to Willie and Edith Christman (Frost), and remained in the area throughout his life. He was a truck driver for most of his life and then began his own real estate business.

In his younger years, he enjoyed bull riding and the rodeo, was a member of FFA in school, and a member of the Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Ellie Christman of OK; daughter Linda Lamury of Las Vegas, NV; grandson Michael Lamury of Las Vegas, NV; step-daughter Rhonda Lane of Tucson, AZ; 3 sisters, Martha Bailey of Denison,TX, Earline Burleson and husband Dave of Denison, TX, and Dorothy Jane Key and husband Jimmy of Denison, TX; several nieces and nephews; and his little furry friend, Vader.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Linda Kirby; 2 stepsons, Gary Christman and Philip Lynn Christman; 2 nephews, Steve Melton and Jason Key; and his 2 beloved great danes Cooter and Jack.

Bill will be cremated per his wishes. Please join the family for a potluck Memorial Luncheon that will be held at Harless Methodist Church, 800 W. Florence Street, Denison, Texas on Saturday, November 4th at 2:00p.m. in Bill's honor.

A private family burial will take place at Georgetown Cemetery in Pottsboro, Texas.