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Billy House, 81, died Monday, July 7, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday at Azle Church of Christ, 336 Northwest Pkwy., Azle. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jones Cemetery in Utopia. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle.
Mr. House was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Colorado City to Willie T. and Frances Moore House. He resided in Odessa for 20 years, attending Odessa High School. He served in the US Army for two years. Billy and wife, Neva, have lived in Azle for 38 years. He was a truck driver for 42 years, retiring from Roadway Express in September 1994. House said he was tired of driving trucks and pulling trailers. Shortly after retiring, his wife bought a 5th wheel RV. So, he continued to drive a truck and pull a trailer. He enjoyed traveling, especially to national parks and to Canada. Most of all he enjoyed time with his family. House loved attending church and being with his church family and friends.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Doris and brother-in-law, Ross Payne and Adelle and brother-in-law, Cliff Leek; brother-in-law, "Bud" Bizzell; and son-in-law, Pat Kasper.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Neva Jean; daughters, Debbie Kasper of Spring and Julia House of Burkeville; grandson, Billy Poling and wife, Shannon of Fort Worth; granddaughters, Latayne and husband, Lynn Rowell of Beaumont, Kayla and Patricia Kasper of Spring; great-grandsons, Layne and Layton Rowell; great-granddaughters, Kailynn Rowell, Payton and Caylie Poling and Charley-Moon Kasper; sister, Mildred Bizzell of Kingsland; and nieces, Wanda, Becky and Kay;