Billy Lynn Hargis Sr.

Published 7:10 pm Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Billy Lynn Hargis Sr.


Billy Lynn Hargis Sr., 70, died March 8, 2020 in Danville. Born March 7, 1950 in Somerset to the late Ralph Lee and Wilma Eleanor Inabnitt Hargis. Billy was a 1968 graduate of Danville High School and a member of First Baptist Church. 

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Billy served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After the Army, he went to work for ATR in operations. He was also the groundskeeper for Boyle County Schools and rode a bus as a monitor with some of the children. He enjoyed being at the ballpark, loved his grandchildren and looked forward to watching them play sports.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife Paulette Chambers Wilson Hargis.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica (Jason) Wilson Bird of Stanford; three sons, Billy L. Hargis, Jr. of Danville, Todd (Jill) Hargis of Georgetown and Jeremy L. Wilson of Winchester; ten grandchildren, Jackson Hargis, Ella Hargis, Caid Hargis, Izabella Walker, Jordan (Devin) Burchfield, Taylor Bird, Micah Bird, Joey Bird, Ace Wilson and Lynni Bird; and two sisters, Patricia Hargis (Stewart) Cocanougher of Danville and Karen Hargis Milburn (Joel) Rice of Stanford.

The funeral service will be 1 pm, Monday, February 16, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Rev. Tim Mathis will officiate the service. Burial will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dale Allen, Jason Bird, Micah Bird, Clyde Mullins, Vola Mosley, Devin Burchfield, and Charlie Perry. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Bailey. Visitation will be 4 – 7 pm, Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Memorial donations are suggested to Alzheimer’s Foundation and Heritage Hospice. The online guestbook is available at