Preceding him in death was his sister, Loretta Hunter.
Billy was a World War II Army veteran, serving in Japan.
Survivors include his son, William “Bill” (Kimberly) Ferrell of Dunbar; grandson, David; brothers, Roy D. Ferrell and Stollie Ferrell Jr.; sisters; Eloise Browning and Geraldine Kirk and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Handley Funeral Home with Rev. Roger McCauley and Earl Akers officiating. Burial will follow at the Ferrell Cemetery at Lake.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.handleyfh.com
Handley Funeral Home of Danville is in charge of the arrangements.