Billy Lester ‘Goat
He was born on Feb. 23, 1949 in Davidson County to the late Thomas Lester and Betty Jean Forrest Hendrix. He retired from Ingersoll Rand and was a member of Dulin United Methodist Church where he was a charter member of the United Methodist Men. He loved the outdoors, farming and was a car enthusiast.
He was also preceded in death by: his father and mother-in-law, Hubert and Lucille Hart; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Jean Brady.
Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Rebecca Hart Hendrix, a son, Billy “Juney” Hendrix Jr., both of the home; a brother-in-law, Billy Hart (Pam) of Advance; a special friend, Harold Cassidy (Helen) of Mocksville; and numerous cousins.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7 at Dulin United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Truell officiating. Friends paid their respects on Saturday, March 6 at Eaton Funeral Home.
Memorials: Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, 27030; or to Dulin UMC, 897 Dulin Road, Mocksville.