Alderson-Lloyd William “Bill” Lightner, Sr., 67, passed away Monday, Mar. 29, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Born May 6, 1953 in Hinton, he was a son of the late Godfrey William and Mary Catherine Bowden Lightner.
Bill was a member of the Griffith Creek Baptist Church, farmer, bail bondsman, 18-year former summers county commissioner, Hinton Football Hall of Fame, Summers County Farm Bureau, Summers County Council on Aging, and various other organizations.
Bill is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Jane Lightner; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Copenhaver and husband Travis; son, Lloyd William “Billy” Lightner, Jr. and wife Pam all of Alderson; grandchildren, Brayden Lee, Peyton William, Bailey Elizabeth Copenhaver, Ally Renee Bowles, Emma Catherine Lightner, Lloyd “William” Lightner III and Cole Jacob Mattox; great-granddaughter, Alilah Blevins; brother, John Edward “Rocky” Lightner and wife Cynthia Ann of Rupert; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 2, at the Alderson Community Center with Pastor Randy Burdett officiating. Burial will follow on the farm in the Lightner Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Alderson Community Center.
In lieu of flowers donations of sympathy may be made to Please Save A Cat, P.O. Box 128, Maxwelton, WV 24957.
Online condolences may be made at Lantzfuneralhome.com