BOBBIE LEE BILLING, age 80 of Anna, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9:09 PM at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born on March 3, 1939 in Anna, Ohio, the son of the late Arthur and Hazel (Wenner) Billing. On September 27, 1958 he married Jeannette Platfoot who preceded him in death on April 17, 1995.
He is survived by four children, Robin (Kevin) Berner, Greg (Lori) Billing, Jack (Anita) Billing all of Anna, and Denise Wiktorowski of Sidney, companion of over 20 years, Wilma Pickel, three sisters, Velma Maurer of Sidney, Wanda (Ken) Truckenbrod of Sun City, AZ, and Marilyn Tippett of Sidney, 10 grandchildren, Nathan (Yelena) Berner, Ashton Berner, Ryan Billing, Tiffany (Adam) Rhodes, Jessica Billing, Rachel Billing, Derek (Jackie) Billing, Natalie Billing, Paige and Macy Wiktorowski, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Paul, Donald, John and Jimmy Billing.
Mr. Billing was a 1957 Anna High School graduate. He retired as a truck driver and dispatcher for Provico. He was a member of St. Jacob Lutheran Church in Anna.
Bobbie enjoyed his time as a snow-bird, spending six months of the year in Arizona. He was an avid lawn bowler and fisherman. He loved spending time with his family, and carrying on the tradition of Sunday dinner at his home.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Jacob Lutheran Church, 101 W. Main St, Anna, with Rev. David Eidson and Fr. John W. Tonkin officiating. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery in Swanders. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4 to 8 PM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the church.
Memorials, in Bobbie's honor, may be made to Wilson Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the Billing family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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