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Billy Howard Adkison

Date: Mon., June 29, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel, Owensville, Missouri

Date: Mon., June 29, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville, Missouri

Boeuff Presbyterian Cemetery

Family Choice

Billy Howard Adkison, 88, of Owensville passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Missouri Veterans Home at St. James, Mo.

Billy was born May 21, 1932 to George Marvin and Ollie (Ward) Adkison in Sikeston, Mo.

He was united in marriage to Joan Fletcher on Nov. 11, 1952 at Pocahontas, Ark.

He worked as a carpenter in residential and commercial building. Billy enjoyed fishing and hunting, and traveling with his wife, Joan. He was a member of the Rosebud Lion's Club and served as an alderman of Rosebud for several years. He was a member of Boeuff Presbyterian Church. Billy served his country in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ollie Adkison; his wife, Joan Adkison; his son, Jerry Adkison; brothers, Glenn and Dale Adkison; half-brother, Don Fischer; sister-in-law, Susie Adkison; and brother-in-law, Darrell Hohensee.

His survivors include his children; Garry Adkison and wife Melanie of Owensville, Terry Adkison of Montgomery City, Larry Adkison and wife Peggy of Granite City, Ill., Sandy Adkison and Allen Benton of Sullivan; daughter-in-law, Robin Adkison of Owensville; brothers, Danny Adkison of Sullivan, Earl Adkison and wife Cathy of O'Fallon, Mo., and Allen Adkison and wife Linda of Hazelwood, Mo.; sister, Georgia Hohensee of Sullivan; sister-in-law, Sharon Adkison of Owensville; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 29th at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville with Rev. Ron Koppelmann officiating. Visitation begins 9 to 11 a.m. at the chapel. Burial will immediately follow the service at Boeuff Presbyterian Cemetery in Gerald with full military honors.

Visitation and services are open to the public. However, due to COVID-19 virus concerns, please practice social distancing and refrain from hugging or handshaking. Masks are suggested but not mandatory. Thanks for your cooperation.

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