Mr. Alvin Richard Billingsley — 1942-2019

Published 6:12 pm Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Mr. Alvin Richard Billingsley, Sr., 76, of Lanett, passed away on Aug. 4 at the EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley. 

Billingsley was born in Langdale on Oct. 4, 1942, to the late Alvin O. Billingsley and Martha Rearden Billingsley.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Hill Billingsley; and a son, Van Billingsley. 

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Billingsley enjoyed fishing, drawing, and collecting Indian artifacts.   

He is survived by his children, Sharon B. (Chuck) Cowart, of LaGrange and Rickey (Darlene) Billingsley, of Beulah; grandchildren, Ashton Cowart, Charles Cowart, Erica B. McCormick, Emily B. Sheffield and Erin B. Davidson; four great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service was held on Aug. 6 at Fairfax Cemetery. 

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence for his family, share a memory of Mr. Billingsley, or to light a remembrance candle in his memory. 

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.