Batton, William "Bill" Roland (LaFayette)

  • Saturday, October 1, 2022
William “Bill” Roland Batton, 86, of LaFayette, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022. He was a member of Tiftonia Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Loretta Simmons; parents, John and Edith Batton; sister, Lucille Richardson; and brothers, Robert and Larry Batton.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ruby Nadine Batton; daughters, Joyce (Bo) Bokina, Theresa Harden, Janet (Richard) Moore and Annette Pedigo; son, Tommy (Janet) Simmons; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Treva Bursch; brother, Johnny Batton; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, with Pastors Troy Lawson and Edwin Spurgeon officiating.

Interment at Crest-Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Jerry Gualtieri, Steven Harden, Stanley Harden, Shawn Moore, Shannon Moore and Sam Pedigo.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 5-8 p.m. and on Monday prior to the service from noon until the service hour.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.
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