HAMPTON - William "Billy" Melvin LaNeave, 71, a lifelong resident of Hampton, died on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Billy was a member of Hampton Baptist Church, The Order of the Moose, and Elks Lodge
# 366 in Hampton. He retired from NNI as an engineer. Billy enjoyed racing cars and motorcycles and enjoyed playing pool, as well. A special thanks to the Tri-Star motorcycle family. Survivors include his son, Chris LaNeave (Teresa); brother, Thomas LaNeave (Jean); granddaughter, Hollie LaNeave; long-term friend and companion, Carol Goodbody and her daughter, Marion Sartor (Andy); nephews, John LaNeave (Beth) and Bobby LaNeave; great-nephew, Nathan LaNeave; great-niece, Madison LaNeave; and cousin, Jay Lee Rideout. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A Graveside Service at Parklawn Memorial Park will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 26. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
, 1701 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com
to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.