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Mervin David Bilbrey

May 1, 1936 ~ April 28, 2022 (age 85)


Mr. Mervin David Bilbrey age 85, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

Mr. Bilbrey was born in Detroit, MI, on May 1, 1936, the son of the late Lawton William Bilbrey and Mable Kidd Bilbrey. He proudly served in the United States Army. Mr. Bilbrey worked for Fisher Body for fifteen years and retired as a property appraiser in Charlotte County, FL. He was always a gentleman and the world’s best hugger. Mr. Bilbrey had a great sense of humor and enjoyed traveling, telling stories, and drawing. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bilbrey is preceded in death by a brother, Burton Bilbrey.

Survivors include his wife, Joy Hudson Bilbrery of sixty-four years; a son, Curtis Bilbrey (Rhonda); a daughter, Lynn Bilbrey; a brother, Norman Bilbrey; a sister, Darlene Rance; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held later.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Boys Town, P.O. Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010.

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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel.



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