Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory

4520 North Crossover Road, P.O. Box 8982, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-521-5000


Mark Lile Bilyeu

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Published: March 14, 2018

Mark Lile Bilyeu, age 46, of Springdale passed away Tuesday March 13, 2018 in Fayetteville. He was born November 13, 1971 in Long Beach, California. He was preceded in death by his mother Beverly Karon Reon and his sisterAundrea Thomas Palmer.

Mark was the kind of guy to always have a witty comment to put a smile on a face. Once someone met him they never forgot who he was. He was selfless and would do anything for someone who needed help. He was an owner of a business since 2003, and the business is doing successfully even after he's gone. Mark was a basketball official, he truly loved the game and being an official. It was a hobby for him. He was a 7A west official, Great American Conference official and was an official for the Kansas Jayhawk Community College.

He is survived by his wife Lea Bilyeu of the home; a son Justin Bilyeu of the home; two brothers Jason Bilyeu and his wife Holly and Jeremy Bilyeu all of Washington; an aunt and uncle Paul and Venita Reon of Springdale; two nephews and one niece; and many friends.

Visitation will be 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday March 15, 2018 at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Christian Life Cathedral in Fayetteville. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Springdale. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hope Cancer Resources 5835 W Sunset Ave., Springdale, Arkansas 72762. To leave an online condolence visit www.nelsonberna.com.