William Leslie Barricks
William Leslie Barricks
  • December 5, 1928 - November 23, 2017
  • Evington, Virginia

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William Leslie "Billy" Barricks, Sr. 88, of Evington, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Marie Eubank Barricks.
Born December 5, 1928 in Rustburg, he was the son of the late Joshua and Irene Westbrook Barricks and was also preceded in death by seven brothers; two sisters and a grandson, Branden Miller. Billy was a retired Master Sergeant with the U.S. Army with twenty one years of service. He proudly served his country during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. During the Korean War, Billy spent 33 months as a prisoner of war.
Billy is survived by a daughter, Anita F. Barricks and a son, W.L. "Bo" Barricks, Jr. and wife Dee, all of Evington; a granddaughter, Kayla Miller and a great grandson, Waylen Miller.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Langhorne Chapel Community Church with the Rev. Dwight Weaver officiating. Interment with military honors by American Legion Post 16 will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com.
Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family.