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Melvin Louis Billy Sr.

Melvin Louis Billy Sr., 77, of Rocky Boy, Mont., died at home Feb. 2, 2012, of natural causes. His services took place at Rocky Boy, and his final resting place is on the hill overlooking his corrals and roping arena.

Melvin's Indian name is "White Sky Walker, " and he is also known by the nicknames "Sho-Shone" and "The Sheriff. "

Melvin was born to Frank and Young Girl Billy on May 24, 1934, and married Alice Gregg of Wolf Point, on Nov. 22, 1954.

They have eight children, 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Melvin was a cowboy and one of the first ranchers in Rocky Boy. He was al...


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