Billy was born in 1922 in Ilium, New York, the only child of a baber there.
He went on to attend Ilimum High School and graduated within the upper 3rd of his class.
In 1941 Billy was draftded into the military as a Chaplain's assistant in World War 2. He was then honorably discharged in 1945, and was treated in a veteran's hospital after a nervous collapse.
Following his discharge, Billy gets married, has two kids, one boy and one girl, and becomes a successful and wealthy Optometrist. His daughter Barbara goes on to marry a fellow optometrist while his son Robert later became a Green Beret.
And here is where the normality of Billy's life concluded. Over the next few decades of his life he managed to.....