AMerican Veteran 11

Billy Kahn Sr.

January 9, 1949 ~ June 2, 2020 (age 71)


Billy Kahn Sr. went to be home with the Lord on June 2nd, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ.  He was born to Edgar and Matilda Kahn On November 9th, 1949.

Billy Kahn was born and raised in Canyon Day, AZ.  He temporarily resided on the Hopi and Navajo Reservations.  Mr. Kahn found his life partner in Verna Massey Kahn and together they raised four generations of a loving family with God’s grace.  He graduated from Alchesay High School and followed his father’s career and became a law enforcement officer.  He was an accomplished officer serving 35 years. During his career he served as Chief of Police for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and completed all training required of that position.

He loved his children and grandchildren and attended their programs and award assemblies.  He was a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan.  Billy will be remembered by his kind and gentle spirit.  Billy was devoted to his spiritual belief and attended many church activities.

Lt. Kahn ended his watch and care over his family and tribal members that he cherished on June 2nd, 2020.  A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Canyon Day Cemetery, Canyon Day, AZ.

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