Funeral services for Robert Dean Bilyeu, 88, of 50 D St. Halsey, were held Monday at the Halsey Methodist Church with burial following at Pine Grove Cemetery. Fisher Funeral Home of Albany was in charge of arrangements. [Died July 21, 1983]
Born Feb. 25, 1895, at Bilyeu Den, Mr. Bilyeu had lived all of his life in the Brownsville and Halsey areas. He was a farmer. Mr. Bilyeu also was a police marshal in Halsey before his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and was a member of the Sweet Home Post of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He married Violet V. Carver on April 7, 1943, at Eugene. She died in 1968. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Roth, Brownsville, and a sister, Eola Dell Falk. [Obit cut off]
Democrat Herald, July 26, 1983
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman