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Billy Lee Heard

November 20, 1923 - November 21, 2019

U.S. Veteran
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Billy Lee Heard, 96, was born on November 20, 1923 in Walnut Springs, Texas to Lewis Léon and Jewel Olana Posey Heard and passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

He attended Mississippi State University before joining the military where he served in the United States and India theater of operation as a Draftsman with Army Air Force. After his military service he married Dorothy Anne Farley and they owned and ran Heard Electric and he later sat on the Mississippi State Board of Contractors. Above all, he and Anne loved and enjoyed all the dogs and cats they had through the years and everyone enjoyed the best pecan pie ever, made by Billy.

Billy is preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 56 years, Anne Heard and brother, Floyd Edwin Heard and wife, Betty Wilbourn Heard. He is survived by his daughters, Anne Denise Heard and husband, Steve Lorant and her sons, John Patrick Shea and wife, Angela and William Kelly Shea , Terri Lea Heard and husband, Clay Peninger and Cindy Lou Heard and husband, Jeff Grebe; brother-in-law, Stacy Guy Farley and wife, Regina Eileen and their daughter, Bridgette Waldron and husband, Richard and their granddaughter, Samantha; nieces, Holly Morgan and husband, Steve and their children, Matthew, Michael and Mason and Nancy Heard and nephew, John Heard.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Voluntary Service, Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, 510 E. Stoner Ave., Shreveport, LA 71101 or Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana, 2544 Linwood Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104.

Arrangements are being made through Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA 71101 and will be announced at a later date.

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