Bilbrey, Otis

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
Sunday, March 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Otis Bilbrey, 79, of Morgantown Road, Russellville, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tenn.  He was a Logan County native, born Aug. 14, 1935 to the late Jay Otis Bilbrey and Nellie Mae Bilyeu Bilbrey.  

He was a set-up man and Union Steward for Eaton Corporation, a U.S. Army veteran and member of Crittenden Drive Church of Christ.  He was a fiddle player with the Logan County Grass and founder of Logan County Bluegrass Jam in Auburn.

He is survived by his wife ~ Geneva Bilbrey; his son ~ Jeffrey Otis Bilbrey ~ San Francisco; his stepdaughters ~ Darlene Heflin ~ Auburn, Freda Pogue ~ Greenville, and Fadocia Annette Hall ~ Ashland City, Tenn.; his brothers ~ Woody Ray Bilbrey andDallas B. Bilbrey ~ both of Russellville; and his sisters ~ Mildred Wilson ~ Russellville, and Mardell Huskisson and Joyce Scarbrough ~ both of Auburn; his seven step-grandchildren; his four step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Otis Bilbrey will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Charles Roney and Andy Walker officiating, with burial in Berea Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and after 8 a.m. on Sunday until the funeral hour of 2 p.m.

Pallbearers:  Fred Smotherman, Travis Stuart, Guy Canler, Michael Corum, Chris Tinsley and James Dulworth



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