Originally published Friday, April 27, 2018 at 05:56a.m.

Billy Gene Ferris, 87, born Feb. 13, 1931, in La Junta, Colorado, died April 4, 2018, in Chino Valley, Arizona. A joint service will be held for both Billy Gene and his predeceased wife, Virginia Ferris, at Prescott National Cemetery on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 3 p.m. Ruffner-Wakelin Prescott Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements. Please log on to www.ruffnerwakelin.com to sign the guest book.