Carlton, Billy Wayne (LaFayette)

Monday, August 12, 2013

Billy  Wayne  Carlton,  46,  of  LaFayette, GA,  died  Friday, August 9, 2013.

He was preceded  in  death  by his  father,  Wayne  Carlton;  brother,  Tony  Carlton; step- father,  Dennis  Stoker;  and grandparents,  Lewis  and  Billie  Crump,  Henry  Crow  and  Henry  and  Rahe  Carlton.

He is survived  by his  sons,  Brandon  (Christian)  Carlton,  Casey  Carlton  and  Clayton  (Kati)  Carlton;  grandchildren,  Gavin,  Landon,  Loghan,  Hayden  and  Tanner;  mother  and  step-father,  Brenda  and  Stacy  Terrell;  sister,  Henriette  Stoker  and  fiancé Skunk Vann;  brothers,  Michael  Stoker  and  Charlie  Stoker;  step-sister,  Sonya  Calton; step-brother,  Denny  Stoker;   special  aunt,  Glenna  Brown;  and several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral  will be held from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Tuesday, August 13  at  2 p.m.  Service will be  conducted  by  speaker  Shari  Duncan. Interment will follow  in  the  Bryan  Cemetery. Pallbearers  are  Skunk  Vann,  Junior  Galloway,  Berry  Derring,  David  Dill,  Timmy  Leming and  Denny  Stoker.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Monday, August 12  from  5-9 p.m.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.


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