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William “Billy” Charles McKendree

William “Billy” Charles McKendree

August 25, 1957 - January 19, 2020     Age: 62

William “Billy” Charles McKendree, 62, of Sopchoppy, FL passed away on January 19, 2020 at his home with his loving family.

He was born on August 25, 1957 in Fernandina Beach, Florida to parents Roy & Jewell McKendree.

He moved to Sopchoppy, FL in 2007. Billy was a self-employed Commercial Fisherman. He truly loved to fish and go shrimping. He was very popular among his peers and was loved by all of his many friends. 

He is predeceased by his parents and his sister Judy Diane McKendree.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Joy McKendree; children, Lindsey McKendree (Chris Wolfe), Courtney Anderson (Erik) & William “ Bubba” McKendree (Leslie Brinkley); grandson Rhett Charles; sister Brenda Shuman (Lonnie) and brother Roy McKendree. 

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 5:00 until 6:00 pm in the Harvey Young Chapel at Family Funeral Home in Crawfordville, FL.

On Thursday, January 23, 2020 the family will receive friends at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.  At 6:00 PM family and friends will share memories of Billy. 



8 Condolences

  • Chris Bryan Posted January 21, 2020 8:50 am

    Bill and I are so sorry about the loss of Billy. He was a special man and I loved that smile. Prayers for all of you. Love, Chris and Bill

  • Mary peeples Mizel Posted January 21, 2020 12:08 pm

    Joy and family so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around each and everyone and bring you some peace.

  • Chris &Pia McKendree Posted January 21, 2020 1:00 pm

    Joy I’m so sorry to hear this. If there’s anything we can do please reach out. Our prayers are with you.

  • Genie Duggan Posted January 21, 2020 5:31 pm

    I was so sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. My condolences to the entire family and a big warm hug to Joy.

  • Henry and Debbie Malone Posted January 21, 2020 8:00 pm

    Joy and family, please accept mine and Debbie’s deepest condolences to you all!! Billy was a one of a kind friend of mine for years! We had a great visit few weeks ago and shared many stories and laughter!! I will always remember that day!! Please stay in touch and let us know if we can help in any way!!

  • Mary and Al Bennett Posted January 22, 2020 12:02 pm

    Joy and family, we are so sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. So many great memories of our past shrinking days. He was a great friend and will be missed by so many. Our love and prayers to all of you. May you rest in peace Billy. Al and Mary Bennett

  • Jo Musgrove Posted January 22, 2020 12:49 pm

    Joy, Roy, Brenda and family. I’m so sorry for loss, may God bless and give you strength for the coming days.

  • Jeff and Kathy Colson Posted January 24, 2020 11:55 am

    Joy and family, we were so sorry to hear of Billy’s passing, we will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers.

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