He passed away at his home Jan. 12, 2014. He was 74 years old.
Billy married Paula Jean Damron on May 24, 1958 in Jacksboro. He was an oilfield superintendent and owner of the Bunny Ranch in Jacksboro.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bobby Ray Epps.
Among those who will miss him include his wife Paula Jean Epps of Jacksboro; daughter Donna Kay Varner and husband Dennis of Jacksboro; daughter Belinda Maxwell of Mantee, Miss.; son Billy Paul Epps and wife Christy of Fort Worth; sister Cynthia Walker of Marion, Texas; brother Johnny Rex Epps of Jacksboro; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and many other extended family members and friends.
Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Christian Missions Church with burial following at Graceland Cemetery.