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 Billy Joe Gold

Billy Joe Gold

Birth
Hurley, Stone County, Missouri, USA
Death 13 Feb 2017 (aged 87)
Lowell, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 176335388 · View Source
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Billy Joe Gold, age 87 passed away at 6:25 pm, Monday, February 13, 2017 at Quaker Hill Nursing Home, Lowell, KS following an illness.

Billy was born April 20, 1929 in Hurley, Missouri.  His parents were Clarence and Vergie Mae (Houser) Gold.  He lived in Hurley until 1949 when he moved to the Southeast Kansas.

He was a welder and mechanic.  In 1950, he began working at Eagle-Picher Industries.  Then between 1967 and 1986, he worked at B F Goodrich, Miami, OK.  He retired in 1988 from the Kansas Ammunitions Plant, Parsons, KS.    He enjoyed restoring old tractors and classic cars, gardening and his Harley Davidson motorcycles.

He was married to Margaret Easley in Baxter Springs.  She passed away in 1980.  Then in March, 1982, he married Carolyn Tauer.  She died in 2002.  He then married Sandy Burke February 14, 2005 in Riverton, KS.  She survives.  He was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Surviving besides his wife, Sandy Gold, of Mulberry, Florida, is one daughter, Marjo Bailey (husband, Tonny), Riverton, KS; one step daughter, Tonna Roberts, Rogers, AR; one sister, Louella Dulin, Brookline, MO; 4 grandchildren, Steven Keith Rawlins, Tracy Lynn Garcia, Ashley Busby, and Alex Stubblefield; 7 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Friday, February 17, 2017 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS  Pastor Dave Robinson and Pastor Clem Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Baxter Cemetery, Baxter Springs, KS.


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  • Created by: D Snyder
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176335388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Joe Gold (20 Apr 1929–13 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176335388, citing Baxter Springs Cemetery, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by D Snyder (contributor 47280500) .