Bill Martin Dudik, age 80 of Temple, passed from this life Monday, October 17, 2022, at home. Graveside services will be held at 9 am Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Billy was born on April 22, 1942, to Raymond and Daisy Mae (Bryant) Dudik in Holland, Texas. He graduated from Belton High School and gave 20 years of dedicated service in the United States Army. Billy received the Meritorious Service Medal, and 2 Bronze Stars among the numerous awards he earned while enlisted. Upon entering civilian life, Billy worked for Collier Electric and McLane Company in the field of computers until retirement.
Billy married Paula Dudik in Fort Myer, Virginia on September 14, 1968. She preceded him in death on February 20, 2016.
Billy is survived by his children: son, Michael Dudik of Temple, and daughters, Kimberly Medina of Flowermound, and Melissa Crosswhite of Temple. He is also survived by his siblings, Nicky Dudik, and Donnie Dudik, both of Little River Academy; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Monday, October 24, 2022, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple.