Billy Gene is married to Janie Lynn and they have two sons (Tim and Ty). Billy Gene earned his Graduate of Theology (ThG) from Tennessee Temple University.
After honorably serving his country as a member of the United States Marines (1970), Billy Gene served as the Principle of Parkview Christian Academy in Waco, Texas from 1976-1982. Billy continued to serve various communities as a restaurant manager in chain and corporate restaurants. In 1996, Billy Gene and his wife Janie Lynn decided to open a restaurant of their own in Kerrville, Texas – Billy Gene’s. Billy Gene continues to serve his community and the Lord as an Associate Pastor/Elder at Kerrville Bible Church, owner of Billy Gene’s restaurant and Bella Vita Restaurant in Kerrville, and as the Elder/Pastor of oversight of Grace Bible Church of Boerne.