Billy Schell, 65, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born on March 25, 1951, in Monett, son of Billy Wayne and Dollie Faye (Thomas) Schell. He was a 1969 Southwest High School graduate, and graduated from Missouri State University with an engineering degree. He was united in marriage to Rhonda Willows on June 15, 1974. He worked for Aerotank in Cambridge, Minn.; retiring 1991 after 17 years. In 1992, he started working on a pipeline for Great Plains Construction. He then began working for Seven Valleys Construction, and also hauled fertilizer for Steve Banker.
Survivors include: his sister, Ann Ennes and her husband Bobby, of Cassville; three God-children, Mathew Johnson, David Johnson, and Melinda Johnson; his uncle, Russell Schell, of Florida; two aunts, Amy Prim and her husband Dick, of Bentonville, Ark., and Coeta Stephens and her husband Larry, of Washburn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Gary Schell, and his sister Donna Stephens.
The family received friends on Sunday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, with words of comfort spoken by Pastor Donnie Spears.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.