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James R. Billingsley

December 2, 1941 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 75)

James R. Billingsley, 75 of Sebring passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Salem Regional Medical Center. James was born in Zanesville, Ohio to the late James C. and Betty M. (Daily) Billingsley. He was a Machinist by trade and was employed by Alliance Machine. James enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, and was also a fan of action movies especially James Bond films.

Mr. Billingsley is survived by his wife of 53 years Barbara J. (Reynolds) Billingsley, his children Jill L. Billingsley-Canterbury (Kevin), Jeffrey S. Billingsley and Jennifer K. Billingsley (Jerry Clark). He has one grandson, Tyler C. Clark. James is also survived by his sisters, Jane (Ken) Reynolds, Janine (Dan) Watts, a sister in law Linda Jackson ("Chick"), an uncle James Daily and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Jerry E. Billingsley.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM . A graveside service will be held at Sebring Grandview cemetery on Wednesday, November 8th at 11:00AM. Memorial contributions can be made in James' honor to the American Diabetes Association at or by calling 1-800-342-2383. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest book online at Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown funeral home in Sebring. (330) 938-2526.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202
Tel: 1-800-342-2383

 Service Information

November 7, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service
126 W Vermont Ave
Sebring, OH 44672

Graveside Service
November 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Grandview Cemetery
Johnson Rd.
Sebring, OH 44672

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