Born: 1955 Passed: 2002
William (Billy) Simmons Judkins – Born in Layton, Utah Sept. 13, 1955 to Lynn Blanch Judkins and Mary Isabelle (Mary Belle) Simmons Judkins. He died May 29, 2002 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Billy attended Layton and Davis High Schools, Weber and Utah State Universities. He went to Lamar Community College in Lamar, Colorado on a rodeo scholarship, and was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association, filling his rodeo permit at age 16.
Billy served a two-year mission in Ireland for the LDS Church. He was a member of the Screen Actors Guild since 1985. He loved his work as a professional stuntman, appearing in over 200 movies and commercials and was an inductee into the Stuntman’s Hall of Fame. He involved his family members in stunt work, and enjoyed teaching and sharing his experience with them and his associates. Surviving are his father, Lynn Judkins, brothers, Val (Kerry), Clint (Tamara), sister, Mae Jae (Rick) Storrs, wife Terri Sue, children, Cody, Christopher, Charity Ann and Katrina, stepchildren, Jason and Lacey, and grandson, Dylan.