Billy Lex Harkrider, 78, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Arlington. Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, with the Rev. David Pointer officiating. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington. Visitation: 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Memorial gifts may be made to the
or 800-227-2345. Billy was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Titus County to Carl Harkrider and Lois Goolsby Harkrider. An Arlington resident for the past 46 years, he was a member of Fielder Road Church. Billy was a longtime homebuilder and built many homes in the Arlington area. He loved his family and friends. Billy was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James E. Harkrider; and an infant son. Survivors: Wife, Henrietta Harkrider; son, Wes Harkrider and wife, Tammy; daughter, Joni Mays and husband, Randy; sisters, Sarah Sherman, Burnell Seay and Martha Davis; grandchildren, Scott Mays and wife, Sara, and Hunter Harkrider; and great-grandchildren, Nolan, Hudson, Ava and Addi.