Billy H Catron

August 6, 1939June 4, 2014

Billy H. Catron, 74, of Mesa, Arizona, entered life eternal on June 4, 2014, with loved ones by his side. He was born on August 6, 1939 in Cartwright, Kentucky, to Frank Ballenger and Ella Mabel (Hurst) Catron.

Billy Graduated from Union City High School, Union City, Indiana in 1957. He then went on to attend Indiana University. Billy worked as a vice president and regional controller for APAC, a division of Ashland Oil, until he retired in 2003. On February 14, 1996, he married Connie L. Jensen Catron MD.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Mark Brady Catron; sisters, Whita Catron and Juanita Adams; and brother, David B Catron.

Billy is survived by his loving wife, Connie; and his four beautiful children, Amanda Marie (Andy) Atkins of Tupelo, MS, Beth Ann Catron of Tomball, TX, Jennifer Joyce (Jeff) Eshlemen of Tomball, TX and Billy Vernon (Rene’) Catron of Houston TX; and twelve wonderful grandchildren, Amber and Madison Atkins, Evan, Ellie Ann and Emily Swonke, Morgan, Grace, Gavin and Joshua Eshleman, and Anna, Melissa and Holly Catron.

Billy was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed watching sports and was an avid Hoosier fan through and through. He also enjoyed golf and spending time with his dog, Patches. Billy’s charming personality and sense of humor will be missed by all who had the pleasure laughing with him.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brown Road Baptist Church, 6502 E. Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85205.


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Deanna Griffis

September 24, 2014

Sorry to hear of your loss Connie I am praying for you please call me if you will Dee in crossville tn.

Nedra Webster

June 19, 2014

So sorry to hear this. My thoughts & prayers are with Bill's family during this difficult time.

Margaret Granger

June 14, 2014

Dear Connie, my thoughts & prayers are with, Bill was a lovely man, & a wonderful neighbor,

errol klem

June 14, 2014

Catron family, so sorry for your loss. Bill had been our friend since high school. Errol & Pat Klem, Winchester, Indiana

June 9, 2014

Bill was our dear, dear friend and this is a tragic loss not only for us but all those who knew him. God bless Connie and all of Bill's survivors. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Ann and Bob Sullivan, Phoenix AZ.

June 9, 2014

Billy was our dear, dear friend and this is a great loss for us. May God bless Connie and all his kids and grandkids. Ann and Bob Sullivan, Phoenix.

Jeff Eshleman

June 8, 2014

My condolences. He will be missed. What a great man. I loved he's bravado, his sense of humor. He was always ready to throw a party. We will all miss him.

Melinda Leighton

June 7, 2014

Connie, my thoughts and prayers are with you.