Billy E. Sevier

Billy E. Sevier, 88, of New Palestine, passed away June 6, 2017. He was born in Freelandville, Ind., on December 29, 1928, to parents, Mary (Powers) and Paul Sevier.

He worked for Duke Energy for 44 years, retiring in 1991. Billy was a member of Masonic Lodge 404 and American Legion Post 182.

Survivors include wife, D. Jannis Sevier; son, David (Linda) Sevier; daughter, Rhonda (Mark) Bonham; grandchildren, Cory, Brad, Kara, Heather, Jason; 11 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul Sevier Jr., Norman James Sevier, Jerry Wayne Sevier.

Masonic Services will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 15, at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W US Hwy 52, Fountaintown. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 15, at the mortuary. A Military Service will follow the Masonic Services.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Southern Hancock County Veterans Memorial Park Fund in c/o Hancock County Community Foundation Inc., 312 E. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140-9916. Donations can also be made online at

A Celebration of Life will be held July 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church, 3519 South 600 West, New Palestine, IN 46163. Officiating will be Pastor Mark Havel.

Online condolences can be made at