Obituary: Billy R. Carrier (1936-2014)


Billy R. Carrier, 77, of Waynesville, died June 17.

Born in Waynesville, Carrier was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from International Paper in 1997 after 30 years of service.

For several years, he mowed and weeded yards in Waynesville; more recently, he worked at McDonald's in Waynesville.

Carrier attended New Freedom Church in Lebanon, according to the Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home website,

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Jerry) Stevens; grandchildren, Daniel Cooke (fiancée, Melissa Lancaster) and Mandie (Jesse) Boger; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Kay Boger, Luke James Boger and Rae Ann Cooke; one brother, Eddie (Marilyn) Carrier; and three sisters, Nancy Patrick, Carol Lucas and Betty Lou Carrier.

The Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home is at 185 N. Main St., Wanyesville.