Billy Joe Ince passed away on August 18th, 2008 in Brady at the age of 72. Billy was born on July 25, 1936 in Mason, Texas to Alfred and Margarette (WarteBach) Ince. He was baptised at the First Baptist Church in Mason March 22, 1970. He was touched by the son being played "I Have Decided to Follow Jesus" When grown moved to Dallas and worked. Joined the Marines and went to California and was sent to
Okinawa Japan for 14 months. He worked for Brown and William clearing land and J W Keith driving a truck. Later he worked for Texas Mining for many years as a heavy equipment operator, foreman and superintendent. Billy Joe was a wonderful, loving husband, dad and grandfather. When he wasn't working on the job then he was working at home. Survivors are wife Judy Ince, son Billy Todd Ince of Brady, two brothers Donald Ray Ince and wife Shirley of Mesquite Texas and Edward (Charles) Ince of Huntsville Texas, one sister Teckla Ann Sartin and husband Tommy of Garland. One grandson, Derek Flores of Brady and one granddaughter, Brittany Flores of Brady. Four stepchildren, eleven step-grand children, five step great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Margarette Ince and a daughter Tara Lon Ince. Pallbearers are Derek Flores, Tommy Sartin, Carl Keith, Shane Keith, Larry Garner and Harvey Williams. Honorary pallbearers, Robbie Turk, Chad Keith, Brett Ince and Mike Ince. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and Hospice of San Angelo. Service will be held Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 at 2:00p.m. in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Gooch Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home. Brady, Texas.