Billy Stokes, 53, St. Joseph, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

He was born in Lansing, Michigan, on June 5, 1966, to William and Dolores Stokes.

Billy married Trina Holmes on Oct. 10, 2010. She survives of the home.

He graduated from Lafayette High School in 1984.

Billy was a big sports fan and loved the Chicago Bears and Bo Jackson.

He loved to laugh and joke around, and was a loving and caring person.

Billy never said no when asked to do something and was always someone you could count on.

Survivors include his mother; daughter, Amanda Canchola; stepson, Cody Holmes; brother, Charles Fleming (Pam); stepsister, Susan Nolan; and son, Ty; grandchildren: Dru, Zaine, Nevaeh and Cota Holmes; mother and father-in-law, George and Nina Holmes.

Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Holsey Church, 1001 South 14th St., St. Joseph.

Cremation services under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray funeral expenses. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.