WILLIAMSBURG - Willie B. Epes, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. His life began on November 4, 1925, the son of the late Mary and Willie B. Epes, Sr. He was a longtime member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church and he proudly served his country in the United States Army
. He leaves to treasure his memories, his children, Cheryl Epes and Barry Epes and other loving relatives and many caring friends. A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, with Bishop William Dawson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Epes may be viewed in the church on Friday (tonight) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Professional service entrusted to the staff of Whiting's Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia. 757-229-3011.