He was born Oct. 12, 1957, in Kennett, Mo., son of Bill and Edie Yeargain. He and Samme Deck were married June 4, 1984.
Billy graduated from Woodland High School. He was a road driver with FedEx Freight in St. Louis.
Survivors include his wife, Samme of Arnold; two sons, Galen Yeargain of Cape Girardeau, 30, Kyle of the home, 12; a daughter, Shayla of the home, 16; his father, Bill Sr. of Marble Hill; a brother, Robert (Donna) Yeargain of Burfordville; three sisters, Delilah (Dave) Bruckerhoff of Cape Girardeau, Cindy (Larry) Smith of Jackson, and Sandy (Jim) Minton of Chaffee, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Edie, and an infant brother, Gearney Lynn.
There was no service.
Liley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to a trust fund for the minor children at Eagle Bank & Trust, 3944 Vogel Road, Arnold, MO 63010.
Condolences may be made at www.lileyfuneralhomes.com.