Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Jesse II

   William Ray Jesse II, 37, of Houma, Louisiana, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2006.

   Billy Ray was born March 2, 1969 in Lawton, Oklahoma, the son of William R. Jesse Sr. and Johnnie Mae (Heath) Jesse. Billy Ray had resided in Harrison from 1981-1987.

   Mr. Jesse attended Harrison Community Schools for several years. Billy Ray was employed as a first class welder, specializing in aluminum repair on off shore drilling rigs in the Gulf. Billy Ray enjoyed flying airplanes as a licensed private pilot.

   Surviving are his parents, William R. Jesse Sr. and wife Sherri of Harrison and Johnnie M. Jesse of Stanton; two sons, Josh Jesse of Texas, and Brock Jesse of Saginaw; one daughter, Alissa Jesse of Saginaw; one brother, Ryan M. (Tracy) Jesse of San Diego, California; two sisters, Misty L. Jesse of Clarkston, and Jessica M. Jesse of Clare; his maternal grandmother, Bonnie Heath of Stanton; many loving aunts, uncles and cousins; and one nephew, Tyler Jarosiewicz of Clare. Billy Ray was preceded in death by his brother, David Cameron Jesse.

   Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006 at Stocking Funeral Home in Harrison. Elder Dale Beavers officiated. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Harrison.

   Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Jesse may be considered to the Jesse family. To share an online condolence with Billy Ray’s family, visit Arrangements were entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison.

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Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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