Services for Billy Harold Withers were held Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. from Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the Tucker Community.

The Rev. Bob Goodyear officiated. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Withers, 69, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Rush Hospital in Meridian.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Neshoba County. He worked offshore for many years and owned Withers Upholstery for several years. He was currently employed with Hankins Lumber Company in Grenada. Mr. Withers was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his daughter, Michelle L. White of Philadelphia; son, Christopher Robert Withers of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Ruth Eakes of Philadelphia; and brother, Bernice Withers of Philadelphia.

Pallbearers were Jason Gentry, Michael Withers, Andrew Giveans, Chet Eakes, Bo Ward, and Charlie Gentry.