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Billy Hoyt Elmore

January 6, 1937 — October 1, 2022

Siler City

Billy Hoyt Elmore, 85, of Siler City, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Coventry House, Siler City.

Mr. Elmore was born in Chatham County on January 6, 1937, the son of Charlie H. and Johnsie Brooks Elmore.

Billy was a member of Dove Christian Church in Ramseur, NC. He enjoyed being outside spending his free time fishing, and gardening. Billy had a love of hunting. He was a family man, and cherished spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Billy is preceded in death by his brothers, Bobby and Joe Elmore.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sara Joyce Elmore; sons, Robert Elmore and wife Stephanie of Kernersville, Richard Elmore and wife Debbie of Staley, Timmy Elmore and wife Janet of Ramseur, Craig Elmore and wife Sherry, and Chuck Elmore and wife Shelby of Siler City; 10 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City with Velma Allen officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a Hospice of your choice.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Elmore family.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N Second Ave, SIler City, NC 27344

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