Billy Joe Works

Billy Joe Works

(October 7, 1934 – December 3, 2017) 

FUNERAL SERVICES: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at First Baptist Church of Comanche.

BURIAL: Oakwood Cemetery

VISITATION: Family will receive friends at Comanche Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 5, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of flowers please send memorials to Salvation Army, P.O. Box 783, Comanche, Texas 76442.

Billy Joe Works, age 83, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, in Comanche, Texas.

He was born on October 7, 1934, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Will and Lillie (Reeves) Works. He was a United States Army Veteran. Billy was a devoted father and grandfather. He served as a Game Warden from 1959 until 1992, and as Comanche County Sheriff from 1992 until he retired in 2000 and received many honors and awards for his service to the State of Texas and his community. He remained active in Kiwanis, ARK, the Salvation Army, and he was a Mason for 62 years.

He is survived by his son, William Works of Comanche; two grandchildren, Kobi Works of Comanche, and Kelci Dowell and husband Trae of Stephenville; and four great-grandchildren, Braxton Works, Levi Works, Landon Dowell and Layton Dowell. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marzella Drechsel and Dale Douglas.

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