Nov. 19, 1968 – Oct. 18, 2017

A graveside service for William Henry Giddens Jr. was Saturday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. at Montgomery Cemetery in Montgomery. Services were conducted by Bro. Butch Rogers and Bro. Jerry Wood.

Billy Giddens, 48, and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Natchitoches. He was born Nov. 19, 1968, in Natchitoches.

Billy attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Natchitoches and was a graduate of Atlanta High School in Atlanta. He proudly served in the United States Navy and was stationed in Italy for over two years. A welder by trade, he was a very hard worker. He loved fishing, hunting and being a true Louisiana outdoorsman. He will be dearly missed but always remembered as a loving father and son.

He is survived by his daughter, Lauren Louise Giddens; mother, Marjorie Clemons and husband Buddy; father, William Henry Giddens Sr. and Liz Miller; sister, Lisa Giddens Bryant and husband, Grant; a niece, Lauren Ashley Bryant; as well as life-long friends, Richard Powell, Chris Vienne and Mark Vienne.