Billy Wells, 80 of Esto, FL passed away, July 29, 2016 at his residence surrounded by loving family and friends.
Mr. Billy was born in Esto to the late James Omer Wells and Lizzie Pearl Watford Wells. A 1954 graduate of Holmes County High School, Mr. Billy then served in the U. S. Army. Retired from produce sales, he enjoyed fishing, nascar and being a gentleman farmer.
Celebration of His Life will be 11 a.m., Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Esto Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Faircloth and Robert Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in Esto Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Preceded in death by one son Tommy Lacy, two brothers and two sisters, Inez Galloway, Lynette Crutchfield, Alfred Wells and Malcolm Wells.
Survived by his beloved wife Lanette Wells, Esto; one son D. R. Lacy (Amy), New York; one daughter Della Williams (Bobby), Tennessee; four sisters: Martha Sue Register, Jeanette Berry, Louise McGowan, Frances Kirkland; four grandchildren Zachary Lacy, Dauson Lacy, Scott Williams, Brandon Williams; a host of nieces and nephews; special friends Doyle Kirkland, Jack Faircloth, Bill Tom Gavin, Frank Infinger, Bruce Treadwell.