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Billy Benjamin Massey, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1929
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2012
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Billy Banjamin Massey, Sr.


Billy Benjamin Massey, Sr., 84, hus­band of Julie Mae Burden Massey, died Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late H. C. and Mary Woodruff Massey. Mr. Massey was a retired Weaver in the Textile Industry and was a member of Agnew Road Church of God. He was a member of the Brandon Ma­sonic Lodge #279, for­merly, Judson Masonic Lodge. He was a pitcher for the Greenville Tex­tile Baseball League for Judson Mill in his younger days. He loved gardening and yard work and played the harmonica in the church band. Surviving, in addi­tion to his wife, are a son, Billy B. "Benny" Massey, Jr. and wife Sharon of Simpsonville; a daughter, Sandra M. Minkler and husband Jim of Mauldin; two grandchildren, Chad Massey and Angie Irish; a step grandson, Michael Holsenback II, of Taylors; a step granddaughter, Teri Wilson, of Greenville; a great granddaughter, Shelby Lynn Shuler; a step great granddaugh­ter, Jean-Marie Wilson; step great grandson, Logan Wilson; grand­daughter- in-law, Holly Bishop; two sisters, Dorothy Willis and Betty Smith and hus­band Bob, all of Green­ville; a brother, Walter Massey, of Greenville. He was predeceased by a grandson, Bradley Toy Bishop; a sister, Lucille Boothe; and a brother, H. C. Massey, Jr.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 17, 2012 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, West.
Family links: 
  Hiram Crawford Massey (1897 - 1981)
  Mary Louise Woodruff Massey (1903 - 1986)
  Doris J Massey (1945 - 2007)
  Hiram C Massey (1924 - 1993)*
  Billy Benjamin Massey (1929 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Graceland West Cemetery and Mausoleum
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: MAJ David E Finley, Army...
Record added: Aug 17, 2012
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Billy Benjamin Massey, Sr
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IN REMEMBRANCE; Thank you for your service to your country, God Bless; Glenn M, Mary Catherine Bischer Massey & Family
- Glenn Massey
 Added: Mar. 11, 2014
Bro' Billy Benjamin Massey'Sr. Born June 13 1928 and died August 15' 2012. My friend we miss you very much yes Billy you sure are missed. I praise God for just knowing you here on this earth.
- Charles O
 Added: Oct. 28, 2012
IN REMEMBRANCE, Glenn M & Mary Catherine Bischer Massey & Family
- Glenn Massey
 Added: Oct. 26, 2012

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