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Billy Joe Lucius

May 10, 1958 — July 31, 2023

Ballarat, Victoria (Australia)

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     Billy Joe Lucius of Ballarat, Victoria (Australia) passed on to his final reward on July 31, 2023, while visiting friends in Edmond, Oklahoma.  He was 65 years old. 
     Born May 10, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois, to Shirley Ann Richmond and the late Billy Dave Lucius, "Joe", as he was affectionately called, joined the United States Army at age 17 where he completed his High School Education at Fort Riley, Kansas.  There, he met and married Ramona Lee Simms on September 4, 1976, and together they bore a son, Kevin. 
     After the Army, he continued his service in the Kansas Air National Guard while also attending classes at Kansas State University, before ultimately resuming active duty in the United States Navy until August 13, 1983.
     After the Army, he continued his military service, Joe went to work for LTV Aerospace Company in Dallas, TX, and while on vacation from an assignment to Saudi Arabia, he met and married Sam-Ang Khongthai on October 27, 1987.
     After early retirement in 1994, Joe became a world traveler frequenting Europe, Asia, and all points in between; while never forgetting to stop in and visit friends and family members in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. 
     During a trip to Australia, he met and married Marilou Lozano on December 29, 2003, and together they raised two children, Hugh-James and Dorothy. 
     Joe is remembered for his love of family, and his enthusiasm for travel, cars, and computers. 
     He is preceded in death by his father. 
     He is survived by his son, Kevin; his wife, Marilou, and their two children, Hugh-James and Dorothy; his mother, Shirley Herron; his two sisters, Sharon Cooley and Laura Herron; his five brothers, Ronald and Michael Lucius, Bruce and Kenny Comer, and Richard Herron. 
     His funeral service will commence on Monday, August 14, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Bloomfield, Missouri with Pastor Charles Robertson of Bloomfield presiding. 
     Internment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri. 
                                                                               Watkins And Sons Funeral Service
                                                          info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573-624-3548  

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Visitation

Monday, August 14, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Watkins Funeral Homes - Bloomfield

106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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Memorial Service

Monday, August 14, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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Interment

Monday, August 14, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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