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Billy Ray Proctor

May 11, 1935 November 3, 2019
Billy Ray Proctor
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Billy Ray Proctor
May 11, 1935 – November 3, 2019

Billy Ray Proctor, 84, known by most as “Bill” was born on May 11, 1935, in Mountain Grove, MO, he was the son of the late William & Ida Proctor. Billy has lived in Missouri, Idaho, Washington but has spent most of his life in California. Billy spent the last 10 years in Yucca Valley with his partner, Tillie Todd – and passed away peacefully in his home in Yucca Valley on November 3, 2019.

Billy graduated high school in Mtn Grove, MO., and then served in the United States Army and was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany until he was honorably discharged in 1964. He later worked several jobs over the years and finally settled into the Life & Health Insurance business in 1978, when he opened his insurance agency – Bill Proctor & Associates, which was originally located in Indio, CA and eventually ended up with offices in Palm Desert and Yucca Valley, CA.

Billy was extremely active member of the community and was involved with the Coachella Valley Lions Club, Indio Chamber of Commerce, City of Cathedral City Financial Advisory Committee and numerous more organizations.

He is survived by his partner, Tillie Todd of Yucca Valley, CA; his daughters, Kelley Peeks and her husband Ron of Holtville, CA; Lynda Waldner of Middleton, WI; Shelley Martinez and her husband, Tony of El Centro, CA; his sons, Jeremy Proctor and his husband Noe of Palm Springs, CA; Arturo Proctor and his wife Martha of El Centro, CA; Jorge Proctor and his wife Alely of El Centro, CA; Alex Proctor of El Centro, CA. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters, Barbara Marquardt of Salem, OR and Clara Bea Kimball of Phoenix, AZ.

Billy was preceded in death by his 6 brothers and 4 sisters.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 11 AM at the Love of Christ Community Church in Indio, CA; followed by a private interment ceremony with military honors in the company of immediate family members.

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11:00 AM 11/15/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/15/2019 12:00:00 PM
Love of Christ Community Church

43640 Burr Street
Indio, Ca 92201

Love of Christ Community Church
43640 Burr Street Indio 92201 Ca
United States

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