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Saturday, May 25, 2024

William Billings

William Joseph Billings, III, age 77, passed away Friday July 8, 2022.

He was born in Norwich, England to William Joseph Billings, Jr., and Sybil Iris (Neale).

Bill worked as an Aerospace Engineer, for Litton Industries in Morris Plains, which was later bought by AirTron, where he worked for 35 years. He was also owner for Stony Brook Excavating.

In his spare time Bill enjoyed being outdoors, especially hunting and riding motorcycles. He particularly enjoyed his Harley Davidson 2002 CVO Screaming Eagle, that his son built and fixed up for him. He loved pets especially his dog Goofy.

He is survived by his wife Connie Marie. He is also survived by his beloved children, Susan Knerr (John), William IV (Erika), and Dr. Jeffrey (Jennifer), his grandchildren, Joshua Knerr (Fiancé Steph), Marissa Knerr, Miranda Knerr (Fiancé Ryan Hash), Jonni-Lyn Briscese (Matthew), Sophia and Autumn Knerr, Dylan (Fiancé BreAnna), Kyndell and Ayden Billings, and MaKenzie Cannon; and 3 great-grandchildren, Kaleb Knerr, Penelope Hash, Kennedy Knerr. Bill is also survived by a sister Sondra Billings, his beloved Aunt Rose, and his longtime friend Larry, many cousins and second cousins.

A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 12, from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown, NJ.

Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown, NJ.