Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 19, 2013

Billy Junior Muncy

TAZEWELL, Va. — Billy Junior Muncy, age 66, of Tazewell, VA died Friday, November 15, 2013 at his home.

Born March 16, 1947 at Warriormine, WV, he was a son of the late John C. Muncy, Jr. and Allyne Altizer Muncy. He was a retired coal miner. Mr. Muncy loved camping and spending summers at South Holston Lake where he made many friends. He enjoyed yard sales and antique shopping. He was a proud Dad and Papaw.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Danny Lee Muncy; mother and father-in-law, Claude and Rose Bell Perkins.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Joann Perkins Muncy; two sons, Billy Muncy, Jr. of Lebanon, VA and John D. Muncy and wife, Christina of Pounding Mill, VA; two daughters, Gina Muncy Smith and husband, Shannon of Lebanon, VA and Megan Muncy and fiancé, Zach Collins of Bristol, VA; three brothers, Eddie Muncy and wife, Mary of Squire, WV, Michael Muncy and wife, Jessica and Tommy Muncy all of North Tazewell, VA; four sisters, Darlene Barnett and husband, Henry, Irene Kolb and husband, Charles, Tammy Prater and husband, Vernon all of Tazewell, VA, and Melissa Barrett and husband, Robert of North Tazewell, VA; he was the proud grandfather of Matthew Muncy who lives in the home, Holly Smith, Jaron B. Smith, Seth B. Smith, Chloe Muncy, Maggie Muncy, Joah B. Smith, and Jude B. Smith; special cousin, Annie Muncy; lots of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with the Reverend Wilmer Muncy and the Reverend Dickie Plaster officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Pallbearers will be Danny Ray Sparks, Jr., Ryan Sparks, Jason Muncy, Robbie Barrett, Allen Barnett, Stephen Barrett, J.R. Barnett, Josh Muncy, and Ricky Dunford.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 PM Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

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