WESTPHALIA -- Billy Max Burress, 75, of Westphalia, passed away at 5:57 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2006, at his residence.
Born July 6, 1930 in Bruceville, he was the son of Alman and Nellie (Long) Burress. In 1954, he married Wanda J. (Bare) Burress.
He was retired from driving a truck for Burress Trucking. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Sandborn, where he served as a Deacon and Elder. He was a Corporal in the US Marines during the Korean War.
Survivors include: his wife Wanda Burress of Westphalia; two sons, Billy G. Burress and his wife Terrie of Vincennes, and Randy M. Burress and his wife Jackie of Westphalia; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Burress of Tennessee, and Charlie Burress of Bicknell; and a sister Lucille Carrico of Bicknell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant siblings, a brother and a sister.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel, with Pastor Bryan Sanders officiating. Burial will be at Edwardsport I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice.