Billy Neal Kime, Sr., 89, resident of 454 Keowee Rd. husband of Nancy Essex Kime passed away Saturday Jan. 4, 2020 at Rainey Hospice in Anderson, SC.
Born in Shawnee, Oklahoma he was a son of the late George William Kime and Alice Edwards Kime.
Billy was retired from the United States Army after proudly serving his country for 24 years and making three tours in Vietnam. Upon his retirement he delivered the Greenwood Index-Journal for over 20 years. He attended Appointed Times Ministries.
Survivors are: in addition to his wife of the home; Two sons Billy “B.J.” Kime, Jr. (Jennifer) of Pensacola, FL and Michael Kime of Gray Court, SC ; a number of grandchilren and great-grandchildren. Two grandchildren raised in the home Lauren Trammel and John Perry.
Funeral Services will be held at Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson, SC Friday Jan. 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Bobby Hall and Rev. John Phillips officiating. The burial will follow with Full Military Honors.
The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials in memory of Billy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Pacific Garden Missions, 1458 S. Canal St. Chicago, IL 60607-5201.