Devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and son. Earl is preceded in death by his father Carl E Billips, his mother Pearl M Billips,his brother Garland Billips and sister Della Hanks (Billips).
Earl is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years Sandy L Billips whom he cherished. He is also survived by his sons Earl M Billips Jr (Wendi) and Kevin E Billips (Jenny) , grandchildren Joseph, Madison, Ashlee, Sam, Nikki, Anthony, and Andrew. Sisters: Charlotte Mitchem (Roger), Wanda Wood (Wayne), Louis Ashworth (Dave), Margaret Fowler (Dave); brothers Rex Billips (Linda) and Clayton Billips (Sherri) along with many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
Earl was born in Bluefield, VA before making his way to St. Georges, DE where he met the love of his life and settled down to raise his two sons. He spent the next 40 years working as a truck driver for Porter building industries.
He will be missed by many friends from Delaware to Virginia who knew him as a man who would do anything he could to help when they were in need of help and his southern accent that drew everyone in when he'd tell a hunting or fishing story.
Interment will be private. The family suggests donations to the American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.
Published on March 6, 2017