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Billy Wayne Bangs


Billy Bangs, age 69, of Buffalo, Texas, passed away June 29, 2019 at his home in Buffalo. Funeral services were held 2 P.M., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church in Buffalo. Rev. Ray Grissett, pastor of the church, officiated the service, and interment was in North Creek Cemetery in rural Leon County.
Pallbearers:  Caleb Doyle, Ethan Doyle, Canaan Doyle, Cash Herring, Lance Herring, Wade Brewer, Andy Kent
Honorary Pallbearers:  Joe Carmichael, Dennis Hartley, Glen Owens, Buddy Spikes, Bob Souders, Dean Richmond, *Arlis Russell, *Bill Kent
Billy Wayne Bangs was born December 21, 1949 in Paris, Texas to parents, Randel & Evelyn (Coplin) Bangs. He served his country in the United States Air Force and worked as a loan officer in the banking industry. He had lived in Buffalo for the past six years.
Billy loved the Lord and was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church in Buffalo where he served as a deacon, youth Sunday school teacher and trip sponsor, choir member, praise team member and soloist. He enjoyed fishing and deer hunting and was a youth basketball referee and baseball umpire for a number of years. He also enjoyed mowing his yard and took great pride in his yard work. Most of all, Billy was a family man. His family meant the world to him, and moments spent with his grandchildren brought Billy so much joy.
Billy was preceded in death by both of his parents; sister, Norma Young and brother, Bobby Bangs. He is survived by wife, Rhonda Bangs of Buffalo; daughters, Stephanie Herring (Lance) of Columbus and Stacy Bangs of Franklin and grandchildren, Caleb, Ethan & Canaan Doyle and Carsyn, Camdyn & Cash Herring.
Arrangements were under the direction of Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas.

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