Billy Lansdale

Billy Lansdale

Billy Rex Lansdale, 84, of Monticello, passed away November 29, 2020, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was born February 3, 1936 in Drew County to the late George Lansdale and Edna Newton Lansdale.

Mr. Lansdale was the retired store manager for Van Atkins clothing store, a position he was in for 45 years. He was a member of Pauline Missionary Baptist Church and was a 32nd degree Mason. He enjoyed hunting and fishing at the Jordan Deer Camp where he was a longtime member.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by six brothers, Roy, Troy, Earl, Tracey, Dallas and Raymond Lansdale; and one sister, Willene Greer.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Delores Wilson Lansdale of Monticello; one son, Marc Lansdale and wife Robin of Monticello; one daughter, Kim Eubanks and late husband David of Possum Valley; four grandchildren, April Gardner and husband Andrew, Clint Eubanks and wife Miranda, Kyle Eubanks and wife Brandi and Whitnie Devlin and husband Brian; and eight great grandchildren, Karley Berryman, Alayna Berryman, River Eubanks, Ridge Eubanks, Braxton Devlin, Samuel Gardner, Grey Eubanks and Finley Eubanks.

Graveside service following Covid-19 guidelines will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 4, at Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Gary Carter officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Pauline Missionary Baptist Church.