Billy Frank Mills, 81, of Mexia passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 in Mexia. Billy was born July 29, 1931 in Coolidge, to James Elmer and Arie Mae Carroll Mills
Billy married Dixie L. Neale on July 30, 1951 and they were married close to 60 years before her death in 2011.
He enjoyed a long career with Shell Oil and Exxon Oil Company and retired as a seismograph crew foreman.
Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie; son, Doug Mills; brother, Roger Mills; and sister, Dorothy Marshall.
Survivors include his son, Paul Mills, and wife, Lana, of Waco; grandson, Jason Mills, and wife, Rhonda, and their son, Ty, of Mexia; grandson Giles Mills of Corpus Christi and his children, Avery, Martina and Bailey; granddaughter, Jamie Padro, and husband, David, and their daughter, Eve, of Maryland; four sisters, Linda, Barbara, Mary and Brenda; two brothers, David and Darrell; and a number of nieces and nephews.