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Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys

Jimmy “Gaffer” Billys, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Steamboat Springs following a brief illness. Gaffer’s generous deeds, kind words, friendly smile and contagious chuckle endeared many friends and relatives and instilled a sense of community within his staff at the Cantina for decades. A celebration of his extraordinary life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 in the Steamboat Grand Hotel Ballroom.