Billy Charles Letner

Apr. 20, 2013 @ 05:19 PM

Billy Charles Letner, age 78, of Seymour, passed away, April 18, 2013.  He graduated from Lafollette High School where he played basketball.  He was the owner of Letner Insurance business for 58 years.  Mr. Letner was manager of Mutual of Omaha until he retired and began his own insurance company, Letner Insurance as a broker and representative with many other outstanding  insurance companies until his death.  Billy was a special man, being kind, patient, and a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Pearl Letner; brother, Kenneth Letner, and sister, Mildred York.

Survivors include his loving wife and best friend for 21 years, Iris Letner; son, Jeffrey Letner and wife, Suzanne; step-son,  Mike Franklin and wife, Cindy; step-daughter, Teresa Talbert and husband, Tom; grandchildren, Ethan, Emory and Avari Letner; Melissa and Michael Franklin, and Tyler Talbert; sister, Betty Lou Sharp and husband, Phil; brother-in-law, Charles Glass and wife, Betty; sister-in-law, Linda Bruns; several nieces and nephews; and special friends at Latonia Drive.

The family would like to thank the nurses on the 5th floor ICU unit at U.T. Hospital for their loving care.

Funeral service 7 PM Monday in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel with Rev. Lynn Mowery officiating.  Graveside service and interment 1 p.m. Tuesday in Highland South.