Major Billy Kiser

Obituary of Major Billy Joe Kiser

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Major Billy J.Kiser Billy Joe Kiser, age 84, passed away April 20, 2022 at his home in Pierpont, Ohio. He was born January 22, 1938 in King, North Carolina, the son of Kester E. Kiser and Pansy (Covington) Kiser. He graduated from Radford (Virginia) High School in 1956, Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1960 with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned a Master of Arts from Central Michigan in 1976. He married Beth (Campbell) in Pierpont, Ohio, August 8, 1965. Billy joined the Air Force and served under the Strategic Air Command. During his service, he was stationed at Omaha, Nebraska; El Paso, Texas; Homestead, Florida; Goose Bay, Labrador; Rapid City, South Dakota; Tucson, Arizona; Guam and Dayton, Ohio. He received the Air Force Commendation, National Defense Service, Combat Readiness, Senior Missile Readiness and Meritorious Service (one oak leaf cluster) medals; Vietnam Service, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship and Air Force Longevity (three oak leaf clusters) ribbons. After retiring from the Air Force as a Major in 1980, he worked for Robert L Harvey in the Ashtabula County Treasurer's office until 1998. He was an avid lifelong baseball fan who enjoyed following his favorite team the New York Yankees, coaching Little League for his sons and watching his grandchildren play the game. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards, getting autographed baseballs, traveling to Florida for Spring Training and going to watch Major League games at many ballparks. He was a member of the Pierpont Presbyterian Church serving as a elder, head usher and treasurer of the Benevolence Fund for many years. Billy is survived by his wife, Beth, three sons, Brian (Heather) of King George, Virginia, Barry of Columbus, Ohio and Brett (Tawnya) of Pierpont, Ohio, five grandchildren Aaron, Melanie, Kyle (Courtney), Travis, and Tayler, and one great-grandson, Camden. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Jackie Ray Kiser and grandson Jeffrey David Kiser. Funeral service will be held at the Pierpont Presbyterian Church, 71 State Route 7 Pierpont, Ohio on April 29, 2022 at 1 pm with Reverend Larry Carr officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 11 am until the time of service. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Pierpont, Ohio. Child-Williams-Ducro Funeral Home 1071 State Route 7 Pierpont, are handing the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pierpont Presbyterian Church 71 State Route 7 Pierpont, Ohio 44082.
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Friday
29
April

Calling Hours

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, April 29, 2022
Pierpont Presbyterian Church
State Route #7
Pierpont, Ohio, United States
Friday
29
April

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Friday, April 29, 2022
Pierpont Presbyterian Church
State Route # 7
Pierpont, Ohio, United States

Burial

Evergreen Cemetery Pierpont
Cemetery Road
Pierpont, Ohio, United States
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