1926 - 2017
Billy Fish, 90, of San Antonio passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, in San Antonio.
Graveside services were held Monday in the Archer City Cemetery with Jon Curry, Pastor of Grace Community Church, officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Archer City.
Billy Jean was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Archer City to Jim Fish and Eula Dee Whitaker Fish. He was a graduate of Archer City High School. After graduation, the following Monday twenty-six classmates went to Dallas and were inducted in the United States Army. He served his country during World War II. After his tour of duty, he returned to Archer City. He married Patsy Enavee Cross on June 24, 1948, in Archer City. She preceded him in death on June 25, 2015. He was a bus driver for Continental Trailways for 25 years and later for Greyhound Bus Lines until his retirement in 1994. After retirement, he drove a courtesy van for Lincoln Mercury Auto Company.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Jean Fish, Jr. of San Antonio and James Patrick Fish of Fort Worth; one daughter, Eva Jeanne Fish of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Jimmie Dee Ashton and Aretas Kathleen Spruiell, both of Iowa Park; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.