Wester Joseph Billiot was born on 19 March 1937 in Grand Isle, Louisiana, to Antoine Savin and Denica Josephine Billiot. He was of Native American descent, and belonged to the United Houma Indian Tribe.
He was inducted into the U.S. Army on 6 June 1956 and discharged on 6 June 1958.
He married Shirley Mae Muir sometime after his Army service and they had three children: Wester J. Billiot, Jr., Kim M. Billiot, and Israel D. Billiot. They were divorced by 1989. After their divorce, he married a woman named Sharon.
In 1992 and 1993 Wester, Sr., lived in St. Bernard, Louisiana, and in 1995 he lived in Violet, Louisiana. He moved to Poydras three years before his death.
He died of pneumonia on 19 March 2004 at the Veterans Medical Center in New Orleans.
Times-Picayune, 31 Dec 2004
US, Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, 2004 Billiot Wester
US, Obituary Collection, Newspaper: Times-Picayune, The; Publication Date: 31 12 2004; Publication Place: New Orleans, LA, US
US, Public Records Index, Volume 1, 1993 St. Bernard, LA (Wester Joseph Billiot, Sr.)
US, Public Records Index, Volume 1, 1993 St. Bernard, LA (Wester J. Billiot, Sr.)
US, Public Records Index, Volume 2, 1935-1993 Billiot, Wester (St. Bernard, LA)
US, Public Records Index, Volume 2, 1935-1993 Billiot, Wester J. (St. Bernard, LA)
US, Public Records Index, Volume 2, 1935-1993 Billiot, Wester J. (Violet, LA)
US, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Number: 437-50-9790; Issue State: Louisiana; Issue Date: 1953