Billy Ray Vargo

September 9, 1949January 8, 2019

Services for Billy Ray Vargo, 69, of Canton are scheduled for 10 am Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Bro. Mark Robinson, Bro. Taylor Robinson and Bro. Larry Rosemond officiating. Interment will be in Haven of Memories.

Mr. Vargo passed away January 8, 2019 at his home. He was born September 9, 1949, in Dallas to William Zalton and Dorothy Faye Krause Vargo.

Billy was a charter member of Crossroads Church in Canton and a member of the John C. Pelt Masonic Lodge in Duncanville. He retired from Vought Aircraft after 38 years of service. Billy loved going on mission trips to Mexico and his local missions work with Canton Project Rehab. His work with Celebrate Recovery touched a lot of lives. Billy had a heart of gold.

Mr. Vargo is preceded in death by his parents: William Vargo and Dorothy Geeslin; guardians who raised him: Alfred and Frankie Vargo; son, Billy Ray Vargo, Jr.; brother Roy Newland and a Godson, Reggie Posey.

Billy is survived by his wife of 28 years, Betty R. Vargo of Canton; two daughters: Kimberly Vargo of Irving and Macy Vargo of Canton; stepson, Sean Lee of Canton; sister, Sheila and Don Dillard of Euless; brother, Jerry and Tiresa Vargo of Corsicana; and a grandson, Ace Holley of Canton. Billy loved his caretakers: Renee Bailey, Tonya Fingers, Brenda Rosemond and Toni Huggins.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Friday at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Friday, January 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Sandra Williams

January 13, 2019

I worked with Billy at Vought Aircraft. I remember him as a hard-working and caring individual. My deepest condolences to his family and friends at this time of loss. I sincerely wish you guidance and peace as you say goodbye. God bless and keep you.