Jacob Randall Billington was called home to his heavenly reward at the age of 24 on November 1, 2017, following a 19 month courageous and hard fought battle with cancer. He was born in Corpus Christi, TX and was a lifelong resident of the Patterson / Bayou Vista area. Jacob was the type of person who was always happy and never complained, even when facing cancer. He loved life and always had a big bright smile on his face. He was a friend to many, was loved by all, and never met a stranger. Jacob was also an avid sports fans, having played basketball and baseball in school, and enjoyed many other sports as well. Jacob left his mark upon this world in such a short time. He will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife, Rebecca Mayon Billington; his parents, Walter Durapau Jr. and Beverly Durapau; three step-daughters, Layla and Kayla Richard, and Devon Edwards; his twin brother, Jericho Billington; his sister, Jada Durapau; his godchild, Avah Naverro; as well as numerous family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, James and Wanda Gross; his paternal grandparents, Walter Durapau Sr. and Marie Savoie Durapau; and his step-daughter, Trinity Edwards.
His life will be celebrated Friday, November 3, 2017, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson during a 4:00 p.m. funeral service, with Brother Blaise Smith officiating. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until time of service. Following the service and final farewell by friends and family Jacob will be cremated.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.