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Charles William "Billy Goat" Commins, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1940
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 2008
Michigan, USA

Charles William "Billy Goat" Jr was the son Nellie Mae Shellito (1912-1986) and her husband Charles William Commins Sr. (1909-1979). Also known as "Bill" to family.

2 COMMINS siblings: Bessie (Shellito) Kline B-1931; and infant. Deceased.

Bill Commins married 1) Carol Ann Dexter in 1958. Divorced in about 1960-61.

1 COMMINS child:
Tamara Jo Commins B-11/17/1959.

Charles married 2) Jean (_) now deceased, 2011 or 2012.

1 COMMINS child: David Commins.

Survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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From the "Lansing State Journal"

Better known as "Billy Goat," Billy started playing guitar while attending Eastern High School, graduating in 1959.

He dedicated his entire life to playing country music. Billy recorded in Nashville and in 2007 was inducted into the Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame.
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SHELLITO Lineage: Charles-3 William "Billy Goat" Commins Jr, Nellie-2 Mae (Shellito) Commins, Alfred-1 William Shellito. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles William Commins (1909 - 1979)
  Nellie Mae Shellito Commins (1912 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Jean A. Commins (1935 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Charles William Commins (1964 - 1997)*
 
 Sibling:
  Bessie Commins Kline Carnes (1931 - ____)*
  Charles William Commins (1940 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Okemos
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Christopher snider
Originally Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Jul 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28082859
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- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013

- Glenn Geirland
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012

- Mary E. Warner
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