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Billy Grayden McEntyre

February 9, 1939 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 78)
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Billy Grayden McEntyre, age 78, of Marion passed away at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Wesleyan Health & Rehab Center in Marion.

Billy was born February 9, 1939 in Whitwell, Tennessee to the late Dave Edward and Helen Dean (Rich) McEntyre Fults. 

Billy loved the Lord and loved everyone he came in contact with and was free to tell you God loves you.  You were never a stranger to Billy and he would welcome you with open arms and talk to you about anything.  Once you met Billy you wanted to keep visiting him. 

Billy is survived by a brother, Frank (Nancy) Fults of Carmel, Indiana; a sister, Ginger Sachse of Marion; sister-in-law, Shirley McEntyre of Bell Buckle, Tennesse; nephews, David (Kim) Cretsinger and John Sachse of Marion; nieces, Emily (Erik) Garay of Huntsville, Alabama, Sherry (Mike) Colvin of Bell Buckle, Tennessee and Jennifer (Chris) Floyd of Bell Buckle, Tennessee; great-nephews, Alex Cretsinger of Fairmount, Wesley Colvin and Bryant Floyd, both of Bell Buckle, Tennessee; great-nieces, Alexis Cretsinger of Indianapolis, Madelyn Garay of Huntsville, Alabama, Kelsey Colton of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, and Jacey and Ariana Floyd both of Bell Buckle, Tennessee; and great-great nephew, Clayton Colvin of Bell Buckle, Tennessee.

In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by siblings, Dave Edward McEntyre, Richard Jackson Fults and Elizabeth Ann Cretsinger.

The family would like to thank ALL of the Wesleyan Health Care staff for taking such good care of Billy.  He loved every one of you.

Private Services will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made in Billy’s memory to the West 8th Street Wesleyan Church, 2244 W. 8th Street, Marion, Indiana 46953.

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