Billy Watson Trivitte

Published 9:50 am Monday, August 29, 2016

Mr. Billy Watson Trivitte, 81, of Allen Road, Mocksville, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

He was born June 5, 1935, in Davie County, to the late Henry Watson and Lena Whitaker Trivitte. Mr. Trivitte retired from Hanes Hosiery after 36 years and was past Master of the Harmon Masonic Lodge  420 in Courtney. He was a bird hunter and enjoyed gardening and reading. Mr. Trivitte was a people person.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Wayne Trivitte; and siblings, Tommy Trivitte, JoAnn Hawks and Leslie Trivitte.

Survivors: his wife of  59 years, Norma Beck Trivitte of the home; 4 children, Kathy Trivitte Short, Donna Trivitte Rouse (Steve), Gerald Watson Trivitte (Ruth) and Chad Michael Trivitte, all of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Sabrina Lynn Short, Kalee Elizabeth Trivitte, Ashlee Brook Trivitte, Ava Grace Trivitte and Brayden Lane Trivitte; siblings, Pauline T. Smith of Tennessee, Grady Trivitte of Mocksville, Nancy McHan (Fred) of Advance and Harold G. Trivitte of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Tiffany, Sharon, Tracie and Jackie.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Darren Crotts and David Smith officiating. Burial followed in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites. The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Harmon Masonic Lodge 420, c/o Lawrence Gatchen, 525 Old Rockford Road, Dobson, 27017; Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; or Davie Home Health, PO Box 848, Mocksville.