Billy D. Cawthon

June 29, 1947 - April 11, 2013

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65, of Dallas, Texas, passed away April 11, 2013 in Wylie, Texas. He was born June 29, 1947 in Amarillo, Texas to Billy and Fay Cawthon.

Billy played the drums, enjoyed fishing, was a big fan of Nascar's Jeff Gordon, but most of all, loved God and his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother in-law, Ron Sweet.

Billy is survived by his wife, Gwen Cawthon; daughter, Shawn Soucie; two sons, Shane Cawthon and Scott Cawthon and his wife, Michelle; eight grandchildren, Aimee Miller and her husband, Trey, Slade Cawthon, Chloe LaTorraca, Noel Cawthon, Delight Cawthon, Ember Cawthon, Jessica Cawthon, and Michelle Cawthon; one great-grandson, Landon Miller; sister, Sharon Sweet; brother, Vance Cawthon and his wife, Evelyn; and numerous other family members.

A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, 2925 5th Street, Sachse, Texas 75048.