Billy Linhardt, 75, passed away on Friday, April 12, at Belleview Valley Nursing Center, Belleview, Mo. He was born on October 6, 1943, in California, Mo., the son of Wilburn (Cotton) and Bertha Kiso Linhardt, both of whom preceded him in death. He graduated from California High School in 1961. He was employed at the MO Department of Revenue, Jefferson City and the MO Department of Conservation, Jefferson City, and enlisted in the Army in 1964. He has been a resident of Belleview Valley Nursing Center for the last several years. Billy was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, California. He enjoyed fishing and other outdoor sports and tinkering with cars. Survivors include: one sister, Sharon (Lanny) Crawford of Jefferson City, Mo.; two nephews, Barry (Sandy) Crawford of California, Mo. and Brooks (Kris) Crawford of McGirk, Mo.; one niece, Tisha (Scott) Spencer of Jefferson City, Mo.; three greatnephews and four great-nieces. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service, California, Mo. with the funeral service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in California. Officiating will be Rev. Evandro Kopper. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 207 N. Owen Street, California, MO 65018 or Preferred Hospice. Online messages to the family may be contributed at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.