WARRENVILLE, S.C. - Mr. Billy Gene Weatherford, 63, beloved husband of forty-six years to Claudia Cato Weatherford, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014. Born in and a resident of Aiken County, SC most of his life, he was a son of the late Tillman Buck and Dorothy Workman Weatherford. He was a Surveyor/Engineer and was very proud of being part of the upstart of Plant Vogtle. He was a Past Master of Horsecreek Masonic Lodge #174, AFM, Langley, SC. Billy Gene was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and carpentry. More than anything however, he enjoyed spending time with his twenty-seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, parents, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family members include his children, Sletha (Brian) Turner, Augusta, GA, the late Billie Jean (Virgil) Ready, North Augusta, SC, Faith Clark-Small (Troy) Saluda, SC, Chad (Lynn) Weatherford, Beech Island, SC and Roy (Julia) Weatherford, Clearwater, SC and siblings, Linda Fay (Carl) Watkins Langley, SC and Tillman Ardis (Donna) Weatherford, Jr., Bath, SC. In accordance with his wishes, Billy Gene will be cremated and a masonic service conducted by Horsecreek Masonic Lodge will be held on Monday, February 3rd, 2014, at 6 o clock in the chapel of Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC. It has been requested that memorials in memory of Billy Gene be made to the charity of your choice
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Published by The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 31, 2014.