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Billy Joe Oney

January 5, 1943 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 78)


Billy Joe Oney, age 78, passed away at his home in Marshall, Texas on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Billy was born on January 5, 1943 in Marshall, Texas to Jewel M. Oney and Healon R. Hogue Oney. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jewel and Healon Oney, and his sisters, Reba Cook and Janie Bynum. Billy is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Linda Oney; 3 daughters and their husbands, Teresa and Rusty Cooper, Lisa and Wayne May, Cindy and James Holder Jr., and Jeanne Powell; 10 grandchildren, James (Bubba) and Shelly Oney, Becky and Casey Turner, Brandon and Brittney Holder, Bill and Melinda Cooper, Brittney and Jamie Leming, Jesse May and Serena, Zachary and Charissa May, Deana and Marcus Launey, Michael May and Samantha May; 15 great- grandchildren, Brycen, MacKenzie, Baylor, James Jr., Micah, Maisyn, Blayne, Ryleigh, C.J., Landon, Lexi, Macey, Jaxon, Violet and Adele; sister, Joyce Redding and husband Terry, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Billy was an early entrepreneur who started delivering telegrams on his bicycle for Western Union at a very early age. Billy loved working on cars and later became the Owner and Operator of Oney’s Transmission Service for over 50 years. Billy loved the Lord and was a deacon at Hope Chapel for many years. He loved playing guitar, riding motorcycles, singing karaoke, fishing, cooking on the grill, playing bingo and get-togethers with his family and friends.

Billy was well loved and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Visitation will be held at Meadowbrook Funeral Home from 6-8pm on Friday, November 12, 2021. Graveside Service will be held at Yates Cemetery at 2pm on Saturday, November 13, 2021 with Bro. Craig Evers officiating.

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November 12, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Meadowbrook Funeral Home
1804 S. Washington Ave
Marshall, Texas 75670

Graveside Service
November 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Yates Cemetery, Scottsville, Texas

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