KINGSFORD HEIGHTS - Billy T. Hux, 81, of Kingsford Heights, passed away at 5:14 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at LaPorte Hospital in La Porte.
Born December 7, 1923 in Sanford, he was the son of Raymond and Vivian (McClary) Hux. On March 26, 1947, in Dugger, he married Rosemary Hux, who passed away June 2, 1981.
He was a millwright with Local #1043 of Merrillville for 30 years before retiring in 1986. He was a US Navy veteran during WWII. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #222 of Union Mills, a Life member of Zook Farrington American Legion Post #434 of Kingsford Heights, and Scottish Rite, Eastern Star of Union Mills.
Survivors include: three daughters, Kathleen and her husband David Harris of Lafayette, Susan and her husband Thomas Knoll of Walkerton, and Debra and her husband Thomas Fisher of LaPorte; a son Darrell and his wife Linda Hux of Hamlet; his twin brother Joseph and his wife Lois Hux of Sullivan; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Rosemary, and a brother Robert Hux.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Haverstock Funeral Home, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, with Rev. Carl Galloway officiating. Burial will be in Tracy Cemetery, Tracy.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home. At 7 p.m. Friday there will be a military service conducted by the Zook Farrington American Legion Post #434 of Kingsford Heights.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th Street #200, Indianapolis IN 46278,