Billy Wayne Williams, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the age of 63. Born in Guin, Alabama, he was preceded in death by his parents, Gary Jack Williams and Rosa Lee Markham, and also his brother, Michael David Williams. He was deeply loved and leaves behind his wife of 41 years, Mildred Moynan Williams; his sons, Charles Anthony Williams (Danielle Kampen) and Jeremy Louis Williams (Michelle Broome); two grandsons, Thomas Anthony Williams and Christopher Ross Broome; his brother, Bobby Ray Williams; sisters-in- law, Theresa Moynan Burke (Dennis) , Rita Moynan Arnold (James), and Clare Moynan Triche (late Leonard); brothers-in-law, Martin Moynan (late Maria) and William Moynan (Eileen), plus numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be greatly missed by his two fur babies and his one fur grandson.
As a young child, Billy’s family moved to Louisiana where he was graduate of East Jefferson High School class of 1976. There, he was a member of the Marching Band and Jazz Band, where he loved playing his bass trombone. He played with the New Orleans Trombone Choir, and the Jefferson Community Band. He was a truck driver for many years and enjoyed his time driving and while on the road and his CB handle was Donald Duck. He participated in many events with the Custom Cruisers car club, where he met new friends who became family. He was an active member of the Knights at St Mary Magdalen Church, and a Fourth Degree Knight with the Bishop Greco Assembly 2093. His grandson, Thomas, was the light of his life and they loved playing with Hot Wheels and going to eat doughnuts.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Mass Service at St Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 6425 West Metairie Ave, Metairie, LA 70003, on Saturday August 3, 2019. The Honor Guard will begin at 11:30am followed by The Rosary; Eulogies will begin at 12:00pm, with The Mass starting at 1:00pm. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the name of Thomas Williams (Grandson) for his college education fund. If you need more information contact Jeremy Williams by email: JWilliamsband@yahoo.com.
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