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Billy Organ


August 7, 1936
June 10, 2017

Memorial Service Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 p.m. at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Odin
Visitation Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Odin

Billy J. Organ, 80, of Odin, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Centralia, Illinois. Billy was born August 7, 1936, the son of Lloyd E. and Stella (Kindel) Organ in Nashville, Illinois.

Billy is survived by his loving son, Geoffrey Organ and wife Trina, of Odin; 4 cherished grandchildren; 5 precious great-grandchildren; devoted brothers, Jack Organ, of Centralia, David Organ, of Walnut Hill; and adoring sister, Sue Ann Cater and husband Joe, of Iuka.

Billy is preceded in death by both his parents; daughter, Lisa Organ; and brothers, Lloyd Organ, and Arthur Organ.

Billy served our country in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. He went on to work for 20 years as a cryptologist and later retired from the United States Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion. Billy always rooted for his favorite team the St. Louis Cardinals.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12:00p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Odin, with Brother Claude Howell officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Valley Cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by the Patoka American Legion Post 543. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society. On-line condolences and memories of Billy may be shared with the family at