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William S. "Billy" Piner Sr.

April 5, 1941 — July 1, 2021

William S. "Billy" Piner Sr.

William Stuart “Billy” Piner Sr., 80, husband of Betty (Alphin) Piner, of Verona, died July 1, 2021 at Shenandoah Nursing Home.

He was born April 5, 1941 in Rockbridge County, a son of the late William Floyd “Dick” and Margaret Catta (Gregory) Piner.

Mr. Piner was a veteran of the National Guard.

He was a truck driver for 30 years where he was lastly employed by IDM Trucking.

He was a member and baptized at Little River Church of the Brethren.

William was an avid NASCAR fan especially watching Richard Petty and Mark Martin and he was extremely fond of ice cream, no matter the flavor. He loved his family and grandkids very much.

In addition to his wife of 59 years, family members include two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Heather Piner and Bill and Amy Piner; five grandchildren, Will Piner, Adam Piner, Emma Teter, Abby Piner, and Sarah Piner; a goddaughter, Ashlee Sragovitz; a brother and sister-in-law, Floyd “Buddy” and Doris Piner; a sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Alan Acord; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Junior Melton, Jesse Piner, and Dickey Piner and two sisters, Frances Cash and Joyce Cook.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2021 in the funeral home.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Fred Miller.

Memorials may be made to Staunton Kiwanis, P.O. Box 2414, Staunton, VA 24402-2414.
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