Written by The Herald-News
Perry W. Bilyeu, 76, of Marco Island, Fla., died June 15, 2013, in Houston, Texas.
He was born Jan. 23, 1937, in Wolf Point, Mont., to Everyl (Bud) and Edna Bilyeu. Before moving to Florida last year, he owned and operated a cherry orchard in Grand Junction, Colo.
He is survived by his loving companion, Ellie Selk; twin sister, Polly Jensen; brothers, Bradley and Bruce Bilyeu; daughters, Helen and Cindy Bilyeu; sons, Tom Olson, Jean Pierre and Ryan Bilyeu; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Arlon Bilyeu.
A celebration of life was held in Pearland, Texas, July 13 at South Park Funeral Home.