William “Billy” C. Lawrence, of Nesbit, Mississippi passed away on August 15, 2020, at the age of 77. He was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi on July 3, 1943. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Billy was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #369 as a heavy equipment operator. Later opening his own business as Billy Lawrence and Son Grading in Southaven, Mississippi and continued his grading business until his retirement.
He married his loving wife Betty Lawrence on December 4, 1964. Billy had two sons, James Lawrence (Melissa) and Ronnie Wilkerson (Joy). He also had four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Billy loved his family and will be dearly missed and loved his family and those that knew him.
Interment was held at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home after a graveside service held on August 19, 2020.