Billy Portemont, 83, of Phillipsburg, passed away September 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm. He was born on July 1, 1929 in Brazil, Indiana to the late John and Isa (Barnes) Portemont.
Billy loved to work crossword puzzles. He was also a very avid walker and a big history buff. He especially loved his animals. Billy had worked at ABF as a Truck driver.
Billy is preceded in death by, his parents; a grandson, Christopher Portemont; a brother, Johnny Portemont: and three sisters, Kathleen Bush, Betty Harper and Mary LeMay.
Billy is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Jayne (Louderback)Portemont, of Phillipsburg, whom he married on June 9,1949; two sons and daughters in law, Billy and Stephanie Portemont of Brookville, Ohio, Michael and Lisa Portemont, Vancouver, Washington; and a daughter, Jonisa Portemont and partner, Suzanne Pearson of Phillipsburg; extended family, Kathy Portemont of Gordon, Robin Kleismit of Columbus, Dawn Gilbert of Indiana, Shirlie King, Union, Ohio; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A casual gathering to celebrate Billy's life will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 2-4pm at the Hunter's Club in Phillipsburg, Ohio. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by Braund Funeral Home, New Madison, Ohio.