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This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Billy Mathews. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

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Condolence From: Lynn Glover
Condolence: Billy and Kim so sorry I won't be able to attend the funeral. Prayers for your family
Lynn
Monday June 25, 2018
Condolence From: Julie Bailey
Condolence: My Uncle Billy Ray. I loved you from the minute I met you. Our special talks brought out so much that you and I had in common. We seemed to have a true understanding of each other. Never judgement - only love. We shared a special and unique bond and friendship. I am so grateful that you came into my life - I learned a lot from you, and you always made me smile. I'm so grateful that you and my dad - brothers - finally met, and that you each found your brother- in each other- to love, get to know,to create good memories with. I will miss the most the music,the stories, and the humor, joy and fun that always flowed from you! I will miss that smile, and twinkle in your eye! I'll miss your silly jokes and stories, and Aunt Mary Ann's cute expressions when you told them! :) I love you. I'm so happy that you are with Jesus now though, and watching over all of your family. I finally met them Uncle Billy. We raced to say goodbye to you, but arrived too late. I was crushed, but then you sent me a gentle little sign that you knew we came, and I feel better now ♡.I love my Aunt Mary Ann. As I know you know, she is strong. She has your wonderful children to all help her, and each other, through this. That makes me happy. I know that makes you happy. Your kids and grandkids, and great grandkids are wonderful! I'm so glad to have gotten to meet my cousins! I saw you in each of them that I met ♡. Your legacy will live on through them, and that is wonderful! I will miss you always, I will talk to you often, and I will love you forever.
- Julie
Sunday June 24, 2018
Condolence From: Tony an Barb Vatovec
Condolence: We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We will miss the good times of music and fun we have shared with him. Condolences to Mary and all his family We know he rests in peace within the love of God.

Tony and Barb Vatovec
Friday June 22, 2018
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