Kay D Bills
04/08/2021

Santa Clara, Utah, Kay Douglas Bills, 83, passed away April 8, 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children.

He was born January 3, 1938 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Gerald Wellington Bills and Merle Drown. He was the second son of four children.

He enjoyed 34 years of marriage to Linda Lou (Crosby) Bills, the love of his life. They were sealed in the St. George Temple. They loved to square dance, they traveled with their trailer and they went to the Elks club to have dinner, dance, and enjoy their friends every Wednesday night. Dad and Lou love all things Dixie sports. Kay and Linda loved the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They served a two-year service mission at the Santa Clara welfare farm. He later retired from St. George water department.

He was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah on 9th East with his two brothers Jerry and Steve and his sister Jenny. His family worked hard, raised chickens, built water skiing boats, loved all things outdoors; camping, water skiing and gathering. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with his father, brothers and his son.

Kay graduated from Granite High school. He loved saying he played football for LaVelle Edwards. He followed in his father’s footsteps, apprenticed under him, and became a journeymen machinist at the Kennecott Copper Mine. He married Katherene Kay Bird and raised 4 children, Connie, Kathy, Carolee and Doug in Taylorsville, UT.

He also married Dorothy Meacham. They had 5 Children. Dorothy previously had 2 children, Lisa and Teresa, which he adopted, and they had 3 children together a son Justin and twin girls Tiffany and Stephanie.

Kay was an avid competitor. He enjoyed fast pitch softball and was a sought-after pitcher on many championship teams and tournaments. He pitched well into his 60’s. He took up golfing with a fever. He played 3-4 times a week into his 80’s. He was able to play long enough to enjoy his loved sport from the red tees. Golf brought him incredible friendships and relationships. He was a member of the St. George and Southgate Men’s Golf Associations.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Crosby, Santa Clara, Utah, Sister, Jenny Peterson, Sandy, Utah, His children Connie & Brett Moultrie, West Point, Utah, Kathy and Doug Rogalla, Livonia, Michigan, Doug & Michelle Bills in Riverdale, Utah, Tiffany and Chris Muegge, Hurricane, Utah. Lisa Jacobs, Dedham Springs, Louisiana and Teresa Holmes, Hurricane, Utah.  His stepchildren Stacia Glauser, St George, Utah, Todd Snow, Washington Utah, Trent Snow, St George, Utah, and Tavish Snow.

Kay was a proud grandfather of, KC, Jared, Camron, Kristy, Kurt, Christian, Kaylen, Brittney, Jayden, Kealie, Jada, Blade, Bo, Dawsen, Noah, Kaycee, Ashley, Derek, Reagan and Sofie, Tanner, Buck, Gideon, Bailee, CC, Jayden, Braden and Savannah. Kay loved to tell everyone he also has 24 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Gerald W. Bills and Merle Drown. His two brothers Gerald and Steven Bills. His son Justin Bills. His daughters Stephanie Glazier and Carolee Bills.

We want to acknowledge Zions Way Home Health and Hospice, his personal nurse Michelle Smith and her associates. Michelle was a loving care giver to Kay and Linda and an invaluable advisor to his family in his final hours.

We love and cherish our husband, Brother, Father, our grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be missed.

Friends may gather prior to the Memorial Service on Monday, April 12, 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Spilsbury Mortuary. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021, 12:00 pm at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel.

Friends and Family that are unable to attend are invited to view the Memorial Service online by clicking on the link below:

http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/51905

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. Friends and Family are invited to sign Kay’s guest book online at www.spilsburymortuary.com.

Services

Visitation

11:00 – 12:00 am
04/12/2021

Second Visitation

Services

12:00 pm
04/12/2021

Address

Memorial Service
Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel
110 S. Bluff
St. George, UT

Cemetery

Guest Book

16 Responses

  1. Linda Lou I’m so sorry for your loss sweet cousin. What a nice man your hubby was. God bless you and your family.

  2. Dearest Lou, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.. so glad you & Kay had each other all these years. Sending Love & Hugs. Tauna Hammer Lyzenga

  3. We love you Grandpa and know that you are loving on so many people on the other side. Thanks for all the amazing stories and all the love. You will be missed but know we will meet again!

  4. My dear Aunt Lou, loosing a beloved spouse is never easy especially after so many years of marriage. I know Syed and Kay are up in heaven planning their next prank. Such great memories!💞 May you hold all those memories close to your heart as you go through this difficult time. I will be praying for you and your family. 🙏🏼

  5. Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers go out to: you Lou – and to your family. Kay was a real gentleman – always so nice, so respectful and so polite. We are so happy that we had the pleasure of knowing him – and sharing time with you both at your home and ours for dinner, at Gary’s big birthday party almost five years ago, our conversations at Costco and at The Elks. May he RIP.

  6. “Thinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.” Wonderful memories of his sharing with us as family. ❤

  7. “Thinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.” Wonderful memories of his sharing with us as family. ❤

  8. Linda Lou, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Kay, He was a fixature around the golf course pond at Black Rock, and I have missed seeing him. He was a good man and good companion. Thinking about you.

  9. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Kay, He was a fixature around the golf course pond at Black Rock, and I have missed seeing him. He was a good man and good companion. Thinking about you.

  10. Linda,

    Dave and I are so sorry for your loss. We loved getting to know you both and spending time with you at the Elks club. Peace and blessings to you and your family.

    Julie and Dave Noggle

  11. Brian and Dina Murphy. I always enjoyed my time with Kaye. He will be missed. My condolences to all of you

  12. Linda Lou,

    Keven and I are so sorry for your loss! We will always cherish our memories of you both on the dance floor at the Elks Club! Rest In Peace our friend!

    Keven & Lorrie Ringwood

  13. Lu, We were so sorry to hear the news about Kay. We’ll certainly miss seeing you together at the Elks. Mike fondly remembers reminiscing with Kay about 39th S & 9th E in Salt Lake when they were young. Our condolences to you and your family.

    Mike and Mary

  14. Linda Lou and family, we are so sorry for your loss! I will always cherish my time at the golf course with Kay and the stories that can and cannot be told and the great times dancing with you both at the Elks will be remembered and will be forever in our hearts! Rob and I will miss you Kay and your sassy opinions and we won’t forgot your huge heart and golf balls. We love you both dearly and know that you both will never be forgotten. Our heart is with you Lou 💔 we love you more than words. Wish we could have been with you to support you at this mournful time. Love Rob and Tammy

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