1944 - 2018

Arthur “Art” Eugene Bilyeu (74) was born on April 19, 1944, in Auburn, California, to Roy and Goldie Bilyeu and passed peacefully at his home in Buttonwillow on Friday, November 2, 2018. Art was preceded in death by two sons, Tige and Jimmie; his brothers, Everett, Van, Ernie, and Jay; as well as sisters, Pearl and Emma. His surviving family includes his loving and caring wife of over 50 years, Deline; his sisters, Mattie and Mary; his son and daughter-in-law, Aaron Todd Bilyeu and Sara; his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Darren Walrath; his daughter, Kimber Bilyeu; and his five grandchildren: Cassie, Haley, Angelica, Shambra, and Josh; and two great-grandchildren, Jessi and Hadlee. His in-laws, Naomi Henry, Rick and Sherrill Johnson, and Chester and Barbara Johnson; and special longtime friends, Joe Ellis, Billy Dunn, Jerry and Steve.
The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice for all their kind help and care in Art’s final weeks. They would also like to thank Angie at Greenlawn, and special thanks to Art’s son-in-law, Darren Walrath, for taking all the burdens off of the immediate family at their time of sorrow.
Services will be held at Bakersfield National Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. For condolences, please visit www.GreenlawnM-C.com
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest