Billy J. Musgrave, age 86, went to be with the Lord at 10:30 am August 01, 2019\n\nBilly was born in Carbondale Il. in Janurary of 1933, the son of Clifford and Anna Mae Musgrave.\n\nBilly's surviving Family:\n\nDaughters: Rhoda Benton, Patti (Jack) Ackles, Tanya (Carle) Smith.\n\nSons : Terry and Doug Musgrave\n\nBrothers : Curtis Elzo and Russell Musgrave\n\nGrandchildren: Aleicia Boomer, Scotty Powell, Joshua and Jamey Ackles, Kandi Shaw, Brandon Arganbright, James Scharnett, Jason and Kristina Korando,Rowdy and Ryan Smith, Sarah Musgrave, Deborah and Jennifer Benton, Cindy Sidwell, Joshua and Jacob Musgrave, and several great & great great grandchildren.\n\nBill was preceeded in death by his Mother and Father, Wife: Mary A. Musgrave, Brothers: James and Creston Musgrave, Sisters: Claudia Musgrave, Vernita Trammel, Daughters : Deborah Sue and LouAnn Musgrave, Rose Smith, Deborah Weldon, Donna Korando. Son: Michael Musgrave Grandson: Gerald Benton\n\nBill married the love of his life Mary A. Smith in November of 1978.\n\nHe was a devoted Christian Man enjoyed completing Crossword Puzzles, Supporting Camp Kelso, Camp Sherman and driving the Church Bus. He looked forward to the Senior Retreat in Branson Mo.\n\nHis long term best friend was Vernie ( Gene) Jones who passed away in July of 2019.\n\nCelebration of Life will be held at the First Baptist Church at 720 W. Main Mt. Zion, IL. Friday August 09, 2019 at 6:00 pm.\n\nTanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting with the arrangements.