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Mr. Billy Gene Friday was a native of York County, South Carolina who was born on May 26, 1936.  He was the son of the late Andy and Beatrice Johnson Friday.  Mr. Friday transitioned on Wednesday; September 5, 2019 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Mr. Friday or “Bill” as he was affectionately called, was a 1954 graduate of Highland High School.  He furthered his education at North Carolina A & T University where he received a degree as a radio technician.  Bill was a longtime member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Gastonia, North Carolina.  He worked for twenty-seven years at WIX as a supervisor.

He was preceded in death by parents; his wife of fifty-one years: Ella Guthrie Friday; a daughter: Elgia Friday; sister: Blanche Friday and brother: Robert Friday.

Bill’s memories shall be cherished by family and friends.

Funeral Service: Monday; September 10, 2018; 2:30 p.m.; Tabernacle Baptist Church-519 W. 19th Ave, Gastonia

Visitation: thirty minutes before the service at the church

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  • Friday, September 7, 2018
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