Graveside funeral services for Mr. Billy B. Laing, age 82, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Mer Rouge Cemetery with Rev. Britt Dupree officiating under the direction of Golden Funeral Home.
Mr. Laing, a resident of Bastrop and retired from International Paper Company, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Morehouse General Hospital. Mr. Laing was a United States Navy Veteran. Mr. Laing is preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Laing Johnston.
Mr. Laing is survived by his wife, Dorothy Laing; two sons, Michael Laing and wife Jeanine of Bastrop, LA, Jimmy Laing of Bastrop, LA; two brothers, Jeff Laing of Portage, MI, Harvey Laing and wife Valarie of Shreveport, LA; four grandchildren, Angela Johnston, Chris Laing, Tyler Cheek, Danielle Kindrix; a niece, Linda Oldham and husband Marley; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Glen Matte.
Serving as pallbearers will be Steve Mitcham, Michael John Courson, Marley Oldham, Marq Mitcham, Glen Matte, and Joe Perkins.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at Golden Funeral Home.