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In Memory of

Ervin Lewis Billman

September 27, 1930 - December 14, 2017

Obituary


Lieutenant Colonel, Ervin Lewis Billman, U.S. Retired Army, born on September 27, 1930 in Pierre, South Dakota was called home to the Lord, on December 14, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 87. Ervin graduated from Hawthorne High School in 1948 in Hawthorn, Nevada, where he was captain of the football team and Basketball team and valedictorian. In 1952 attended the University of Nevada in Reno, where he received his Bachelor's and later attended Michigan State University where he received his Master's in Business. He retired from the U.S. Army after 24...

Lieutenant Colonel, Ervin Lewis Billman, U.S. Retired Army, born on September 27, 1930 in Pierre, South Dakota was called home to the Lord, on December 14, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 87. Ervin graduated from Hawthorne High School in 1948 in Hawthorn, Nevada, where he was captain of the football team and Basketball team and valedictorian. In 1952 attended the University of Nevada in Reno, where he received his Bachelor's and later attended Michigan State University where he received his Master's in Business. He retired from the U.S. Army after 24 years of service as an aircraft maintenance officer and helicopter pilot. After retirement he took up bee production and honey selling, and restoring and showing antique cars. Ervin was preceded in death by his parents Richard & Vera Billman. Ervin was survived by his beloved wife, of 65 years of marriage, Geneva Billman, his loving children; Diana and Al Poerner, Jeff and Astrid Billman, grandchildren; Nathan and Melissa Poerner, Katrina and Stephen Rodriguez, Matthew Poerner, great grandchild William Poerner and numerous other relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 05, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Bethany United Methodist Church, 4102 Eisenhauer Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78218. Interment to follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.