A memorial service for Billy Joe Gorman, 50, of Downsville, formerly of Bastrop, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Irvin's Lake. The family asks those who intend to attend meet at Norsworthy's Grocery between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. in order to travel together. A service will follow at the home of Frank and Joyce Gorman. Billy Joe was an electrician by trade and worked overseas for three years. He was very proud of the accomplishments he made while working in that environment. He passed away in his home August 16, 2013. Billy Joe is survived by his wife, Pat Gorman; two sons, Heath Gorman and Justin Gorman; daughter, Rose Rogers; father, Frank Gorman; mother, Joyce Gorman; brothers, James Gorman, Tommy Armstrong, Chris Gorman and Mitchell Gorman; sisters, Priscilla McDougald, Tara Gorman, Shannon Armstrong and Lisa Kellum; grandchild, Jacob Gorman and Cruz Rogers and numerous nieces, nephews and good friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Claudia Little; grandparents, Virginia Primm, Otis Little, Adele Hollis, Frank Gorman Sr. and Wallie Gorman; brothers, Allen Gorman and Brian Armstrong; niece, Annah Cook and nephew, Ethan Lisenby.