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John C. Billington

January 21, 1936 August 20, 2018
John C. Billington
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John C. Billington, age 82, of Golconda, IL passed away August 20, 2018 at his residence.

John was born January 21, 1936 to the late Rayford John and Bess Marie (Shockley) Billington in Pope County, IL. He was a heavy equipment operator for IUOE Local 150, auctioneer, worked at Purina Feed dealership, trained and judged horses, member of the Golconda Masonic Lodge #131, a Golconda City Council member and was Mayor of Golconda, IL.

John is survived by his wife, Melba (Blackman) Billington of Golconda, IL; son, Steve (Kathy) Billington of Golconda, IL; grandchildren, Sarah (Troy) Janssen of Golconda, IL, Erin Billington of Aurora, IL, Ethan Billington (Caitlyn Miller) of Herrin, IL, Emily Billington of Golconda, IL.; step grandchildren, Colleen Harrell of Granger, IN, Keary Guin of Terra Haute, IN; great grandchildren, Hannah Janssen, Troy Jr. Janssen, Abby Janssen, Trent Janssen, Austin Brown, Dale Cain, Sydney Cain; sisters, Jane (Robert) Hoehn of St. Charles, MO, Georgia (Michael) Casper of Metropolis, IL, Marlene (James) Street of Vienna, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Jerry Elaine (Smith) Billington in 2001; brother, Gene Billington of Delevan, WI.

Graveside service will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Shedville Cemetery in Golconda, IL. Rev. David Faulkner will conduct the service.

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12:00 PM 8/25/2018 12:00:00 PM
Shedville Cemetery

Brownfield Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Shedville Cemetery
Brownfield Road Golconda 62938 IL
United States

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