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Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Sunday January 5th, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm

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Graveside Service

Spokane Cemetery
Sunday January 5th, 2020

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Billy Joe Essick

Billy Joe Essick, age 79 of Highlandville, died January 1, 2020. He was born December 1, 1940 in Springfield, the son of Rube and Maxine (Thomas) Essick. On October 3, 1958 he was united in marriage to Deborah (Gray,) who preceded him in death on January 29, 2016, and a son Mark Essick. Survivors include: his children, Billy Joe Essick, Jr. and wife Christina, Lesa Moran and husband Joel and Mike Essick and wife Becky; grandchildren, Justin, Nathan, Caleb, Madison, Chloe, Haley, Shawn, Jordan, Megan, Courtney and Mark; 12 great grandchildren; a brother, Dick Essick and wife Carla; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bill was retired from Burlington Northern Railroad. He enjoyed hunting and tending to cattle on the farm and traveling. A visitation will be held from noon-1:30 P.M. Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Spokane Cemetery.

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