Eldon W. Billips, 88, Hill City, died Monday, July 2, 2018, at his home in rural Hill City.

He was born May 8, 1930, in rural Graham County to Oren Leonard and Opal Irene (Stone) Billips.

He married Leora Cutting on Nov. 2, 1952. He later married Bettie Wharton Feb. 23, 1983.

Survivors include his wife, Hill City; two sons, Larry Billips, Oakley, and Gary Billips, Grand Island, Neb.; two stepsons, Jeff Carter, Moore, Okla., and Russell Carter, Lincoln, Neb.; two daughters, Judy Durham, Palisade, Neb., and Janet Schmidtberger, Ellis; two stepdaughters, Melinda Nickelson, Moore, Okla., and Teresa Stinemetz, Pensacola, Fla.; a brother, Don Billips, Hill City; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hill City Christian Church; private family burial will be at a later date.

There will be no visitation.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.stinemetzfh.com.