Mr. William Robert 'Billy' Kohler

Mr. William Robert "Billy" Kohler, age 72, of Newnan, GA, died at his home on Dec. 31, 2013.

He was born in Atlanta on April 10, 1941, to the late Charles and Pearl Kohler. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from General Motors. He loved fishing, playing bingo, and watching the Atlanta Braves.

Surviving are his ex-wife, Linda Diane Glover (Melvin) of Hampton; son, Tim Kohler (Jaime) of Roswell; daughter, Melinda Elaine Boyd of Newnan; brothers, George Edgar "Buddy" Kohler (Jeanne) of Forest Park and Bobby Spencer Kohler (Joyce) of Austell; grandchildren, Phoebe, Wyatt, Logan, and Emily Kohler and Hailey and Kaitlyn Boyd; sisters-in-law, Brenda Joyce McArthur (Boyd) of Hampton and Mary Ann Teague (Randell) of Vonore, TN; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3 with Rev. Bryan Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, 5-8 p.m.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723



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