Billy Bangs

Obituary of Billy Bangs


Billy Alton Bangs, 78, of Dallas, passed away, Sunday, December 11, 2016,

at East Texas Medical Center in Athens, Texas.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 3:00 PM, at the Delta

Funeral Home Chapel with Justin Hoggatt officiating and interment will be at

New Klondike Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM on Sunday

until service time at the funeral home. Gary Ray will lead music for services.

Mr. Bangs was born in Cooper, Texas, May 7, 1938. He was the son of Louis

Bangs and Pauline Bangs. He was a Senior Systems Test Tech for Forney


Mr. Bangs grew up at Buckner’s Orphans Home in Dallas and was a member

of Samuel Place Baptist Church.

Survivors: 3 daughters: Kelly & Gary Ray – Krugerville, Texas

Sondra Bangs – Gun Barrel City, Texas

Tamela Bangs – Zion, Illinois

Sister: Yvonne Turner – Mesquite, Texas

Brother: H.L. Bangs – Conroe, Texas

Six Grandchildren: Alex, Maria, Jamie, Josh, Jade, Kiera and Minion.

Two great-grandchildren: Brooke and Briggs

Pallbearers will be: H. L. Bangs, James Arthur “Cotton” Barfield,

Ronnie Hoggatt, Al Hoggatt, Rodney Bangs, Sondra Bangs and Tamela


He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters; Betty Jo Witt

and Joyce Barfield.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests honorariums in the name of

Billy Bangs to the

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