Billy Perry Hansley Sr.
Billy Perry Hansley Sr., 82, passed away Monday, December 13,2021 at Maria Parham Hospital.
Billy was born in Durham County to the late Frank Hansley and Jessie Augusta Perry Hansley. He grew up in Onslow County and was member of West Durham Penecostal Holiness Church for more than forty years. Billy proudly served as a Private First Class in the United States Army. He was a truck driver for more than thirty years and owned Hansley’s Lawn Care until he retired. Even after his retirement the business is still going strong today.
Billy was a family man and cherished the love his life, his wife of sixty-three years, Anne Shepard Hansley whom he called “Meme”. He was a loyal and loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather. He loved all animals but especially his dogs, Joy, Honey Girl and Peanut. He enjoyed spending time outside whether it was in his garden or clam digging with his family and friends.
Billy was a devoted Christian and loved the Lord. His family finds comfort in knowing they will see him again in his heavenly home. He leaves a legacy of love and a foundation of faith that will continue on in his family and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 17,2021 from 12:30-1:45 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Anne Shepard Hansley; four daughters, Brenda Hansley Woodby (Tommy), DeeDee Hansley, Lori Hansley Hartz (Ken) and Kim Hansley; a son, Perry Hansley Jr. (Pam); seven grandchildren, Jennifer Edwards, Sherri Yvette Herring, Christina Hansley Dobos, Lee George, Katie Jordan Gray, Hansley Osborn and Halley Osborn; a sister, Judy Hansley Norris (Carlton); eight great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Patrick Tim George; two sisters, Pearl Creel and Joyce Saylors and three brothers, Herman Hansley, Alton Hansley and Bobby Hansley.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 17,2021 at 2:00 PM officiated by Brother David Stahl at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor. Burial will follow the service at Carolina Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are kindly accepted.