August 18, 2019

Ben L. Bills

Died Jan. 13, 2019


Ben Lee Bills, 62, of Comins passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.

Ben was born in Mio on March 21, 1956, to Richard and Nancy (Summersett) Bills. He graduated from Fairview High School with the class of 1974. He worked as a sawyer in local sawmills. Ben enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, trapping, gardening and fruit trees. He will be remembered as always being there for a friend, and for putting others’ needs before his own.

Ben is survived by his wife, Sandra Bills; his parents, Richard and Nancy Bills; his children, Billie Jean (Jay) Bills and Gregory Todd (Buffy) Bills; his brothers, Rick (Anita) Bills, Bob (Manvella) Bills, Jeff (Lisa) Bills, Tim (Ellyn) Bills and Jason (Christal) Bills; his sisters, Terry (Bob) Bills-Sundberg, Dawn (Ivor) Thayer, Debbie (John) Gusler and Rexann (Jason) Chischilly; his grandchildren, Cullen and Jessica Durfee and Kyla and Jacob Durfee; his sisters-in-law, Gwen Mallett, Donita (Henry) Charron and Judy (Mike) Rouleau; and many nieces and nephews.

Ben was preceded in death by his brother, Gregory Bills; and his in-laws, Ardith and Don Crowell.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the TriPoint Church of God, 831 W. Miller Rd., Mio, with Pastor Cody Gascho officiating. Luncheon to follow at the Comins Eagles Hall, Comins.

Memorial donations may be made to Comins Eagles or to Praxis Church. Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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