Billy Eugene Marshall Sr., 70, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Mercy Hospital, Moundridge.

He was born Jan. 7, 1947 in McCook, Nebraska, the son of James I. and Elsie Mae (Tauber) Marshall. He was a United States Navy veteran and retired carpenter.

Billy was an avid dog lover, loved to ride his Harleys and did so right up until he passed away. He was a Patriot Guard Rider out of Mulvane.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Kenny James Conner Marshall; and a brother, Timothy Lynn Marshall.

Billy is survived by a son, Billy Eugene Marshall Jr. of Wellington; a daughter, Nanci Lynn (Steven) Palmer of Wellington; girlfriend Candice Sturtz of Moundridge; five sisters, Vivian (Wiley) Helzer, Joyce Siebuhr, Jackie (Victor) Piña, all of Hutchinson, and Esther Bennett and Pam (Mark) Hoag, all of Columbus; four brothers, Richard (Dee) Marshall Sr., Francis (Cindy) Marshall, Russell (Tyra) Marshall, James (Brenda) Marshall Jr., all of Hutchinson; four grandchildren, Daniel (Brooke) Palmer, Hannah Palmer, Alexis Marshall, Blayz Marshall; six great-grandchildren, Ellanor, Adalyn, Aleeyah, Nathan, Josslyn and Brentley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Billy’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, Hutchinson, with Pastor Wayne Pittman officiating. There will not be a public visitation, as cremation was chosen. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral chapel.