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William "Billy" Elliott, III

March 4, 1941 - January 22, 2023

Burial Date January 26, 2023

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William “Billy” Robert Elliott, III, 81, of Phenix passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Linda Bailey Elliott. Billy was born in Lynchburg on March 4, 1941, the son of the late William Robert Elliott, Jr. and the late Evelyn Puryear Elliott. He was of the Presbyterian faith. He retired from the VA Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services as a dairy inspector, and he was a lifetime farmer. Billy served in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserve, he served two terms on the Southside Soil & Water Conservation Board, he was inducted into the Randolph-Henry Sports Hall of Fame and was an avid sportsman. In his later years, he enjoyed woodworking and logging. He is survived by son, William Robert “Robbie” Elliott, IV (Cynthia) of Phenix; daughter Alisa Elliott Richmond (David) of Phenix; granddaughter Leanna Grace Adair of Butte, MT and sister D. Jean Elliott of Phenix. Memorial contributions may be made to Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, or the charity of your choice. A Graveside Service will be conducted by the Rev. Christy Mitchell on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel in Brookneal on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the home other times. Condolences may be sent by visiting Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal is assisting the family.