Billy Paige Painter

Billy Paige Painter

Age 88, Stanley, Va.

Billy Page Painter, 88, of Stanley, left his earthly life surrounded by his loving family on November 29, 2022. He was born on December 13, 1933, in Stanley and was a son of the late Johnny Lloyd Painter and Flora Blanche Lucas Painter. 

Billy worked for the Virginia Department of Agriculture as an inspector for 34 years. He had a gift of humor and a great ability of telling life stories. Billy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

On April 29, 1952, he married Martha Shipman Painter, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, James Painter and wife Cindy of Chesapeake, and Randy and Daniel Painter, both of Norfork; two daughters, Dixie Medeiros and husband Tony of Gloucester, and Patsy Bear and husband George of Delaware; a brother, Roy Painter and wife Julie of Stanley; 13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Page Painter Jr.; four sisters, Phyllis Gray, Louise Barlow, Virginia Cooper and Lorene Painter; and four brothers, Troy, Kenneth, Shirley and Adolph Painter. 

Billy was a pillar of strength and love to all and we are very blessed and grateful for the memories we have to cherish.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Pastor Robbie Brunjes. Burial will be in the Stanley Advent Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 2, at the funeral home.

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