HICKORY – Billy Herman Dellinger, 73, went to be with his Lord May 17, 2013 after declining health for the past three years.
Billy was born May 11, 1940 in Catawba Co. to the late William Eugene and Annie Mae Herman Dellinger. He was also preceded in death by a son Billy Chad Dellinger.
Billy was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and worked for the NC Department of Transportation for 37 years as a road paving inspector.
Surviving include his wife of 39 years, Rita Waters Dillinger of the home, daughter Dana Pope and her husband Michael of Hickory, two sons, David Brian Childers of Huntersville and Bradley Dellinger of Hickory, daughter in law Tia Parker Dellinger of Hickory, granddaughters Haley Throneburg, Lana Dellinger, grandsons Dalton Pope, Billy Tristan Dellinger, Trey Pitts, Randy Leibee all of Hickory, a brother Bob Dellinger and his wife Nancy of Hickory and a number of nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends from 3:45 PM until 4:45 PM at Hickory Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be Monday, May 20, at 5:00 P. M. at Hickory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Faulkenbury and Rev. Paul Deal officiating.
Memorials may be made to Winkler's Grove Baptist Church, 3329 9Th Ave Dr. NW, Hickory, NC 28601
Condolences may be made on line at www.hickoryfh.com.
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.