Mr. Willard "Willy" Sexton
  • Hospice of Southern West Virginia
    PO Box 1472
    Beckley, WV 25802-1472

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“Realizing How Lucky You Were (Part 2) that" or "take me here". Of course I liked doing things with him, but there were a lot of other things to do.....Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Randy Pennington - Newark, DE

“Williard was a friend, and my dad's friend. I grew up with him, in as much as mu own father did. He was part of all our lives in Garten and now, our...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Randy Pennington - Newark, DE

“We loved Willard and will miss his wonderful spirit and kindness. He always had candy for the kids at church and often played his guitar outside...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rev. Clare J. Sulgit-Horn - WV

4 of 8 | Posted by: LOUISE BRITT - Clarksville, TN

“We are sorry to hear of the passing of Willard. He use to come to the store several times a month and had coffee with us and played his guitar and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Margie & Jane, Hatcher's Music - WV

“As we journey through this world, we meet a few pepole that we become a part of them as well as them becoming a part of us. This is true not only of...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ed Persinger - Fayetteville, WV

“Willy,What a reunion you must be having in heaven today with all of your loved ones especially your sister Frances and your Mom! I will miss you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Conner - Fayetteville, WV

“Willard would ask me, when I saw him at church, what happened to me that I was in a wheelchair and that he was sorry. He was so friendly. Nice...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ann Covington - Fayetteville, WV


FAYETTEVILLE – Willard "Willy" Sexton, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 at Pine Lodge Nursing Home, Beckley.
Born on August 1, 1929 at Kaymoor, he was the son of the late Roy and Marie Callahan Sexton.
Willy was a disabled US Navy Veteran and a Charter Member of American Legion Post 149, Fayetteville. He was a member of Kaymoor Community Church. Willy loved music, the outdoors, and being with family and friends. He never met a stranger and will be missed in the community.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Frances Conner in 2001.
Survivors include his sister, Helen Jones of Jackson, Michigan; nephews, Randall Conner and wife, Pat of Fayetteville, WV, and Billy Ray Jones of Jackson, Michigan; niece, Teresa Simmons of Jackson, Michigan; and extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Monday, December 31, 2012 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Eddie Persinger officiating. Burial with military honors by America Legion Post 149 will be conducted at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Willy's memory to Hospice of Southern WV, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472.
For those wishing to express their condolences to Willy's family, you may do so by visiting our website at
Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.