June 18, 1930 - October 21, 2013
Billy Joe Halsey, Sr., 83, of Corinne went home to be reunited with his wife, Sybil, his mother, Nancy, his brother, James, and his sister, Renee` on Monday, October 21, 2013 in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born June 18, 1930 at New Richmond, he was the son of the late Nancy Jane Halsey Cecil. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and for the past two and 1/2 years he had resided at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab Center. He was a 1946 graduate of Pineville High School. He was a former type setter and printing press operator for the Mullens Advocate with 30 years of service and Central Printing with 16 years of service. He was a former employee of Tankersley Funeral Home retiring in 2010 after 33 years of service as a type setter and printing press operator where he printed memorial folders. Billy attended the Welton Bible Chapel, and in his leisure he loved music and singing and was a member of several family singing groups including the Black Eagle Choir. In addition to his mother, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Sybil Marie Halsey; a sister, Renee` Jackson; an infant brother, James Larry Cecil; and his stepdad, Archie Cecil. Those left to cherish his memory include a daughter, Barbara Shrewsbury and her husband, Clarence, of Corinne; two sons, Billy J. Halsey, Jr. of Corinne and Danny L. Halsey and his wife, Yvonne, of Corinne; and two grandsons, Jason S. Halsey of Athens and Matthew Shrewsbury of Corinne. Services will be 12 Noon, Friday, October 25, 2013 at the Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with David Pollock officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Billy Joe Halsey, Sr., 83, of Corinne went home to be reunited with his wife, Sybil, his mother, Nancy, his brother, James, and his sister, Renee` on Monday, October 21, 2013 in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born June 18,... View Obituary & Service Information
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