East Lawn Funeral Home & East Lawn Memorial Park

4997 Memorial Blvd, Kingsport, TN


Billy Edward Quillen

July 21, 1931February 10, 2020

Billy E. Quillen, 88, went home to be with the Lord on February 10, 2020. He was born to Pearl and Norman Quillen on Dryden, VA July 21, 1931.

He served 14 years in the Air Force, serving in Korea and Vietnam. After retiring from the service, Billy worked at Eastman Kodak for 25 years until his retirement.

Billy is survived by Sheila, his loving wife of 58 years; sister Freda Thomas of Dryden, VA; many nieces and nephews; and special friends, Frank and Frankie Vamillion, Sharon and Gus Christian, and many others.

Billy will be laid to rest on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 2:30pm at East Lawn Memorial Park, Mausoleum III. Military Honors conveyed by the American Legion Post 3/265.


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Billy Edward Quillen

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Ramona Little

February 21, 2020

He was my Dad's friend. He spoke of him often. My Dad passed away this past Tuesday.

Dana Light Jr

February 15, 2020

Judy and I are sorry for your loss. I worked with Billy at Eastman all of his time there. We used to be neighbors when you all lived in Profit Acres in Kingsport. God be with you is our prayer.