NAL/PAA/DAL Captain Billy Ray Wilson Jr.
DOB July 20, 1951 DOH April 16, 1979 DOD Sep 24, 2019
Billy Ray Wilson, Jr., 68, resident of Mandeville, Louisiana departed this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Please join us in saying prayers for the family.
Many thanks to Joe Cushing, Alan Gee, Dick Hammerlund and Lin Oakley for help in tracking down confirmation of Billy's passing. He was a superb pilot, a good friend and fun to be with.
Obituary site : Billy Ray Wilson, Jr.
JULY 20, 1951 ~ SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 (AGE 68)
Billy Ray Wilson, Jr., 68, resident of Mandeville, Louisiana departed this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
Service arrangements are not yet known.
~ Carol for the PCN
Billy R. Wilson, Jr.
July 20, 1951 - September 24, 2019
Obituary online link: https://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?n=billy-r-wilson&pid=194088904&fhid=17430
Funeral home link: https://www.muhleisen.com/obituaries/Billy-Wilson-22/
Billy R. Wilson, Jr. 68, passed away peacefully on September 24, 2019. He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana. Beloved husband of Lisa Granberry Wilson. Loving father of Stephanie W. Wilson (Jack) and Patrick R. Wilson (Tiffany). Stepfather of Christy Hebert, Justin Mayberry and the late Cori Mayberry. Grandfather of Katie Wilson and Sara Wilson. Son of the late Wildeth "Chris" Wilson and Billy R. Wilson, Sr. and brother of Melissa W. Hymel (Richard) and Leslie W. Chaix (Richard). Uncle of Gabrielle Chaix. Grandson of the late Ernest and Inez Henson. Also survived by his beloved dog, Jazz. Billy was a 1969 graduate of Holy Cross High School and received an Aviation degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. He was a retired Captain of Delta Airlines and a former pilot of Pan Am and National Airlines. Billy loved spending time with his family and friends and was very involved in his neighborhood of Driftwood Park Subdivision. He was a lifelong New Orleans Saints fan, avid golfer and angler. Billy will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. To share memories or condolences visit www.muhleisen.com