Billy Loyd Barham Jr., 40, of Hindsboro, IL passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. Arcola, IL. Pastor Scott Sims will officiate. Burial will follow in the VanVoorhis cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Billy was born on October 10, 1978 in San Diego, CA. He was a son of Billy Loyd Barham Sr. and Danielle Burton. He married Jane Ruth Witvoet on February 2, 2016 in Charleston, IL.
Billy is survived by his wife, Jane of Hindsboro, IL; his father, Billy Barham Sr. and his wife Cameron of Denton, TX; his mother, Danielle Courtroul of Louisville, KY; one sister, Lela Braham-Krafka of Louisville, KY; one brother, Heath Barham and his fiancé Cheyenne of Clear Lake, TX; his paternal grandmother, Helen Barham of Texas; four nephews, Tristan, Dillon, Zachary and Jacob Krafka; and several aunts; uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Lela Burton.
Billy had a passion for the rodeo, specifically bull fighting. He loved his horses and his dogs. He enjoyed welding and building things.
He was a heavy equipment operator, having worked for Granite Construction in Raleigh, NC, Hardee Brothers Construction in Clayton, NC, and he had most recently worked for Little Dozing in Camargo, IL.