Billy Gene Testerman

25 September, 19331 February, 2023
Obituary of Billy Gene Testerman


Berry Highland South

Billy Gene “Bill” of Sevierville, returned to his Heavenly home on February 1, 2023, at the age of eighty-nine. Bill was stationed with the Army in Europe during the Korean War. He was a telephone lineman by trade. After retirement from BellSouth, Bill enjoyed shooting sports, motorcycle rides, aviation events, and travel. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Charlie and Lucille Testerman; sister, Charlene Testerman; and wife of fifty-nine years, Cathy. Bill is remembered by his son and daughter-in-law, Mike (Jenny) Testerman of Knoxville, TN ; grandchildren, Jason Testerman of Montgomery, AL; Becky (Andrew) Quilliams of Seymour, TN; John Michael and Katie (fiancé, Cabe Kiser) Testerman of Knoxville, TN; great-grandchildren, Will and Olivia Testerman of Knoxville, TN, Savannah, Piper, and Jaxson Testerman of Montgomery, AL; and John Quilliams of Seymour, TN. He is also survived by his sister, Belva (Art Jr.) Downey, sister-in-law, Evelyn Ricketts and several nieces and nephews. The family welcomes friends for a Visitation on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Berry Highland South from 2pm-4pm with a Funeral Service to follow starting at 4pm. Family and friends will meet at Berry Highland South Cemetery in the Garden of Valor on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 3pm for a Graveside Service. Condolences are welcome at

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Sunday, 05 February, 2023


Sunday, 05 February, 2023

Funeral Service

Monday, 06 February, 2023

Graveside Service & Military Honors