Ossie Dale Billings
Graveside services for Ossie Dale Billings, 82, Sulphur, were held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 30, at the Dolberg Cemetery in Roff, with Brother Bill Leveridge officiating. Arrangements were under the dirction of Hale’s Funeral Home, of Sulphur.
Dale was born June 4, 1936 in the Oak Grove Community, north of Sulphur, to the late Carl and Lillie (Roberson) Billings. He died Friday, May 24, in Ardmore.
Dale grew up in the Oak Grove area, graduating from Hickory High School. Following high school, he served in the U.S. Army. After returning from the army, Dale spent many years owning and operating the Texaco Station on the east side of Sulphur. In earlier years, Dale enjoyed raising race horses and racing cars. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed going on fishing excursions with local friends. Prior to failing health, Dale spent 20+ years working for the Dunn Lumber Co. in Sulphur, where he assisted with inventory control. He attended the Oak Grove Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Helen Baker and Judy Lemmings; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and his dear friends and caregivers, Tracy Dunn and Kelly Trussell.
In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by one sister, Faye Dixon; and three brothers, James, Cleo and Troy Billings.
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