Mr. Billy Dean Ellerbe, Sr.

Mr. Billy Dean Ellerbe, Sr., age 52 of Natchitoches, Louisiana passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. Born Sunday, October 31, 1965 in Monroe, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his father, Billy M. Ellerbe; daughter, Hannah Ellerbe; grandson, Levi Cole Ellerbe. Billy was a family man and always put his family and friends before himself. He and his spouse of 31 years raised 6 children together. He had a deep love for his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with each one. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on the farm at home. Billy enjoyed his career driving a 18 wheeler for over 20 years and even after retiring would often see trucks and would discuss the color, lights, size, and type of truck. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Kathy Scott Ellerbe; mother, Irma Ingles Ellerbe; children, Carolyn Hines (Bryant), Penny Wagoner (Bryan), Tammy Hagan (Mason), Brittany Whittington (Troy) and Billy Ellerbe, Jr.; grandchildren, Taylor, Dillon, Rachel, Vivian, Kaitlyn, Cody, Laeton, Brookelaine, Grace, Elizabeth, Nevaeh and Riley; great-grandchildren, Kayden, Autumn and Harper; siblings, Rodney Ellerbe, Robert Ellerbe, Pam Walker and Emmett Ellerbe. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Butch Rogers and Rev. Jay Jones officiating. Interment followed in Old Union Cemetery, in Joyce. Serving the family as pallbearers were Marvin Daniels, Josh Ellerbe, Ryan Ellerbe, Laeton Whittington, Mason Hagan, Cody Taylor, Dillon Hines and Bryan Wagoner. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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