Carl D. Billberry (48) of Olney


Published on February 7 2013 11:32 am

Carl D. Billberry, 48, of Olney died at 4:30pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Funeral services will be Monday at 10am at Calvary Baptist Church, 430 East Mack Avenue, Olney.  Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery in Olney.  Visitation will be held 6-8pm Sunday at the church and a half-hour before the services Monday at the church.  Memorials to Calvary Baptist Academy, 430 East Mack Avenue, Olney.  Arrangements are under the care of Blake-Wright Funeral Home in Dieterich.

Carl was born on February 25, 1964 in Centralia, IL the son of Shirley Billberry and Kenneth Vaughn. He married Robin Rae (Tarr) Zerkle on August 3, 2002. Carl was a factory worker and a faithful member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Olney. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding and was a sports fan especially basketball which he also helped coach.

Carl is survived by: Wife of 10 years – Robin Rae Billberry of Olney, IL; 3 Children – Zabrina Billberry of Olney, IL; Tiffany (Greg) Pease of Olney, IL and Jimmy Zerkle of Charleston, IL; Granddaughter – Kori Herrin of Olney, IL; Brother – LaRay Billberry of Centralia, IL; Sister – Tyra Billberry of Centralia, IL; and Mother-in-Law – Rhetta Tarr of Olney, IL.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Sheryllynn Billberry and his father-in-law Doyal Tarr.