Nolan Gene Billy
Maiden Name: n/a
Nolan Gene Billy, 66, passed away December 14, 2005, at his residence following an illness. He was born January 6, 1939, in Finley, Oklahoma, to Elliston and Ruth Flowers Billy. He was raised and attended schools in Springer, New Mexico. He was a member of the Springer Fire Department and the Springer Jaycees. Gene made his home in Santa Rosa in 1977. He loved woodcarving and was especially proud of his Choctaw heritage.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Evelyn
Billy and Carolyn Billy Martinez; brothers, Joe Billy and
Elton Billy; and mother and father-in-law, Eduardo and Marcella Baca.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria Billy, of Santa Rosa; daughter, Meagen Billy of Santa Rosa; sons, Randy Hager and wife Marie and William Hager, all of Avondale, Arizona; grandsons, Seth Hager and Jake Hager; brother, George Buddy Billy of Springer; sister, Carrie West of Capitan, New Mexico; brother-in-law, Gene Martinez of Denver, Colorado; nephew, Craig Martinez of Denver; nieces, Dana Parker and husband Mike of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Monica Martinez of Denver; uncle and aunt, Joe and Tommie Lopez of Springer; a special friend, Evelyn Parrack of Amarillo, Texas; along with a host of family and friends.