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December 15, 1963 - June 5, 2018

Burial Date: June 10, 2018

There will be a “Service of Remembrance” on Sunday, June 10 at 3:00pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 1:00 at the mortuary.

Billy Joe Lilly

On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, our most cherished, Billy Joe Lilly passed away at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center following complications of a lung transplant. He was only 54 years of age.

One of thirteen children, Billy Joe was born on December 15th, 1963, at Charleston, West Virginia. He was the son of the late John Willard and Emma Lee Lilly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James and Tommy. He is the fond brother of Eddie Lilly of Gold Hill, NC, Darrell Lilly and wife, Cheryl of Clem, WV, Johnny Lilly and wife, Sharon of Shady Spring, Sue Shrewsbury and her husband, Ray of Scarbro, Judy Lilly of Beckley, Margaret Landis and her husband, Jeri of Rincon, GA, Debbie Hopkins and her husband, Jim of Coal City, Linda Hopkins and her husband, David of Coal City and Raymond and Gary Lilly both of North Carolina; a large extended family of nieces and nephews.

In addition to the Lilly’s, those left to cherish Billy Joe’s memory include his fiance, Glenni Snodgrass and her three children, Brien, Timothy and Tyler, Billy’s children, Justin Lilly, Micah Lilly and his wife, Tiffany, Tiffany Lilly Warr, Jessie Hancock and Erik Lilly. There are six grandchildren.

Billy Joe was an auto mechanic by trade. He made an impact on everyone he touched.

There will be a “Service of Remembrance” on Sunday, June 10 at 3:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 1:00 at the mortuary.