Billy Robert Stogsdill

July 25, 1936December 30, 2018

Billy Robert Stogsdill, 82, of Denison, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3rd, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. John Proctor and Rev. Chase Stogsdill officiating. Burial will be made in Meadowbrook Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Mr. Stogsdill, the son of Mel Vernon & Bertha Oster Stogsdill, was born July 25, 1936, in Denison, Texas. He was a mechanic for many years and then became the caretaker at the Tanglewood Golf Course in Denison. Billy enjoyed tinkering with lawnmowers and was known as the neighborhood lawnmower repairman. Before Billy & his wife, Stella, moved to Denison they were members of the United Pentecostal Church in Paris. On June 1, 1960, he married Stella Adams, building forty-seven years of family and memories before her death on April 15, 2008. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Melbourn Stogsdill & Teddy Stogsdill. Survivors include three children; Calvin Stogsdill & wife Cheryl, Greg Stogsdill, and Donetta Stogsdill all of Paris, grandchildren; David Stogsdill & wife Kera, Brandon Stogsdill, Blake Stogsdill & wife Jenna and Chase Stogsdill & wife Lauren, great grandchildren; Abri Moon, Mrya Stogsdill, Madison Stogsdill, Ashton Stogsdill, Taiylor Renfro, Maddi Renfro, Emma Renfro, Kynsley Stogsdill, Liam Stogsdill and Ian Stogsdill along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Interment Thursday, January 3, 2019

Billy Robert Stogsdill

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