|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1938|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2005|
Billy Gene Chase, 66, was born February 10, 1938 in Robertson, Missouri, to the late William Roger Chase and Marjorie Ada Childs Chase. He went to school in Robertson and high school in Webster Grove, Missouri. He was baptized in the Baptist church.
Upon completing school, he went to work for Westlake Quarries and later for Fred Weber in the demolition department doing drilling and blasting for many years. He came out of retirement to put his skill to work during the flood of 93. Billy had scores of friends and never met a stranger. Everyone was “good buddy”.
He was the father of five sons and one daughter. He departed this life from cancer Monday night, January 24, 2005 at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Carrollton, Missouri. Billy leaves to mourn his passing five sons; Tyrone Chase and wife Robin, St. Charles, Missouri, Terrance Chase, Hazelwood, Missouri, Garland Chase, Ferguson, Missouri, Juan Chase, Berkley, Missouri, Michael McMillian, St. Louis, Missouri; his sister, Allie M. Thomas of rural Carrollton, Missouri; five grandchildren and numerous nephews, cousins and hundreds of friends.
His parents, a brother, William Chase, Jr., a sister, Martha Rogers and daughter Tabetha preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2005 at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri with Reverend I.B.S. Groves, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Missouri.
Mr. Chase will lie in state on Friday, January 28, 2005 from 1-6:00 p.m., at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, Missouri.
The family suggests contributions be made to the DeWitt Cemetery in memory of Mr. Chase. They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton MO 64633.
De Witt Cemetery
Created by: Kelly Ray
Record added: Jan 31, 2006
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