Line of Duty Deaths Database

Jeffrey J. Billingsley
Jeffrey J. Billingsley
L0858, Denver
Fire Fighter/EMT
Type of Duty
Fatal Injury Cause
Other - Unknown
Nature of Fatal Injury
Cardiac Arrest - Cardiac Arrest
Date of Death
Year Placed On Wall
Multiple Line of Duty Incident
No information available
Website Comments
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter/EMT Jeffrey J. Billingsley, IAFF 9th District Local 858, Denver, Colorado. Brother Billingsley, 42, passed away on September 20, 2021 after suffering a medical emergency on the job.

The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Denver First Church, 3800 E. Hampden Avenue, Englewood, Colorado 80113; phone: (303) 761-8370.

Expressions of sympathy or condolences for the Local or the family can be sent to IAFF Local 858, 12 Lakeside Lane #400, Denver CO 80212
Biographical Comments
DENVER – The Denver Fire Department (DFD) is saddened to announce the death of Technician Jeffrey J. Billingsley (42), who passed away during his work-shift on Monday, September 20th, 2021. Technician Billingsley was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment by emergency room staff, but he did not regain consciousness and passed around at 4 pm (MST).

Jeff was a member of the department for over 19 years, most recently assigned at Denver International Airport (DEN) Fire Station #35. He had been recognized for his actions assisting in the rescue of three individuals from a fire in 2004, was active in the Denver Fire Department Pipes and Drums Corps playing drums at events and funerals, and was a board member on the Denver Fire Department Burn Foundation.

Jeff is survived by his girlfriend Lindsey Foster, his parents John and Margaret Billingsley, his brother Matt, sister Lisa, and nephew Henry.

More information regarding the funeral services will be provided at a later date.
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