Billie Lloyd Etherton
September 17, 1933 – April 11, 2018
Billie Lloyd Etherton, age 84, from Austin, Texas passed away on April 11, 2018.
Billie was born and attended school in Breckenridge, Missouri. After graduating from high school he joined the Air Force and fought in the Korean War. He retired from the Air Force with twenty eight years of service, eight years of active duty and twenty years in the Air Force Reserves. He retired with thirty five years of service with the Federal Government for the Defense Contract Management area San Antonio, Texas. His last office location was the Super Secret/Black World at Lockheed Austin, Texas.
After his retirement from the government he worked as Quality Manager for Marco International and South Point for fourteen years. He was a 32 degree Mason, a member of the American Legion and the VFW.
He is preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Etherton and mother, Minnie Etherton of Breckenridge, Missouri. He is survived by his wife, Rita Etherton of Austin, Texas; his daughter, Terry Barta of Richmond, Texas; sons, Mike Etherton of Ft. Worth, Texas, Gary Etherton of Ft. Worth, Texas, and David Etherton of Robbinsville, New Jersey; step children Teddy Nobles, Tami Nowell, Kim Noonan, and Robyn Marino all of Austin, Texas; nine Grandchildren, twelve Great Grandchildren; and brothers, Richard, Bruce, and Don from Missouri.
The family would like to thank Cella Bella Hospice, especially Shawn and Tauna, for their wonderful support during this difficult time.