July 19, 1925 - March 14, 2006
ATWOOD, Kan. -- Guy Alden Billington, 80, died Thursday (March 14, 2006) at the Rawlins County Health Center.
He was born July 19, 1925, in Cheyenne County, St. Francis, to Guy and Chessie Ezelle Billington.
On June 12, 1956, he married Arlene (Anderson) Billington on June 12, 1956 in Max in the United Methodist Church.
Following their marriage, the couple moved to St. Francis and Benkelman for five years and moved to Atwood. While living in Atwood, Guy worked for the Kansas Department of Transportation in the shop until his retirement after 20 years.
He accepted Christ as a young man and was a member of the Benkelman Baptist Church in his youth. He was a member of the United Methodist Church from 1975 to 2006, United Methodist Men, and the Imperial Valley Holiness Association. He was also a member of the Wilbur Sales Music Ministry and delivered meals for the Obert Senior Center for many years. He also volunteered at the Good Samaritan Center in Atwood, singing, playing bingo and visiting people.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene; two sisters and two brothers, Betty Amsberry and husband, Ernest of Snyder, Colo., Violet Williams of Benkelman, Gene Billington and wife, Ruby of Eugene, Ore., And Bill Billington and wife, Louise of Benkelman.
Funeral services are Friday, 1 p.m., at the United Mehodist Church in Atwood, with the Rev. Terry McGuire and The Rev. Jim Brackett officiating. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Atwood.
A memorial fund to Midwest Mission Ministry of Watertown, S.D., and the United Methodist Church Missionshas been established in his name.
Brantley Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of the arrangements.