Billie Lee Roberts, 91, of Ballinger passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Central Texas Nursing.

He was born Nov. 18, 1928, to Estes B. and Fairy Lee (Cates) Roberts in Lubbock. Billie was an avid fisherman and outdoorsmen. He worked for over 42 years for the Santa Fe Railroad Company and retired as the chief clerk in San Angelo. He Married JoAnn Norred in Mexico, and she preceded him in death on March 16, 2013.

Billie was preceded in death by his parents, Estes B. and Fairy Lee Roberts; his wife, JoAnn; his sons, Dennis and Dan Roberts; and his brother, Twan Roberts.

He is survived by his son, Monte Roberts of Christoval; his daughter, Janie Fletcher of Odessa; daughter, Kristy Roberts of North Carolina; his sisters, Pansey White of San Angelo and Judith Powell of Rankin.

The family would like to thank Dr. Anderton and the staff at Shannon Hospital, along with Encompass Home Health; Dr. Bundrant and the staff at Ballinger Memorial Hospital; the staff at Central Texas Nursing and Rehabilitation of Ballinger; as well as the staff at Ballinger Home Health and Hospice.

A special thank you also goes out to his dear friends Bud and Sue Yancey and Dottie Emfinger who assisted in his care, and whom he loved dearly.

Visitation for Billie was held at Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 and a graveside service followed at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, with Myron Halford officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Ballinger.

Arrangements are with Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger. Guests may register at ballingerfuneralhome.com.