Pearl E. Billington (1953-2017)

Pearl E. Billington (1953-2017)

WATERLOO — Pearl Eugene Billington, 64, of Waterloo, died Monday, March 20, at Covenant Medical Center of natural causes.


He was born Jan. 28, 1953, in Kirksville, Mo., son of Floyd Ernest and Dollie Mildred Stanley Billington Sr. He married Elaine Mareska on Aug. 22, 1981, in Waterloo.

Pearl worked in the boning department at Tyson for 25 years before retiring in 2014.

Survived by: his wife; a son, Josh (Melanie) of Evansdale; two grandchildren, Abby and Aidan; three sisters, Kathi Hagberg of Waterloo, Lorene Cooper of Florida and Eilene (Larry) Weisenberger of Evansdale; and two brothers, Dick (Peggy) Billington of Novinger, Mo., and Tom (June) Billington of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: his parents; two sisters, Donna Fink and Helen Hermance; and two brothers, Floyd Jr. and Rick Billington.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday, March 24, at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, with burial in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the chapel.

Memorials: may be directed to the family.

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