William Henry Hemphill, Jr.

Passed 03/29/2023


Obituary For William Henry Hemphill, Jr.

William Henry Hemphill, Jr. (“Billy Boy”) age 81, of Charlotte, NC, died March 29, 2023 at his residence. He was the second child to the late William Hemphill and Bobbie Gill Hemphill.

He attended Fairview Elementary School and West Charlotte High School. As a child he was a member of Greater Mt. Moriah Church. As an adult he joined another Christian Church and was active until his time of death. Billy worked for the public school system for 25 years and after retiring, he had a landscaping business for many years. He loved to work in his vegetable garden, watch sports and watch the shopping network channels. Billy embraced the internet, smart phones, and smart TV’s. Later in life his favorite dog was “Missy.”

Besides his parents, he was proceeded in death by his sister, Mary Alice Green, and his lifetime companion Sarah McIllwain. He leaves to mourn his brothers Bennie Wilson Hemphill, Woodard Hemphill, James Hemphill, Ronald Hemphill all of Charlotte, NC, sisters Docia H. Randolph (Joseph), Veronica Hemphill, Margaret Hemphill, all of Maryland, Joyce Lindsey and Marion Hemphill of Charlotte, and Vivian Hemphill of Texas, brother-in-law Lindsay Green, three aunts, Betty Hemphill and Ruby Mungo of Charlotte, NC, and Viola Scott of Long Island, NY and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Special friend, Mrs. Louise Jordan. A special thank you to his caregiver, Ms. Paulette Henderson, and the employees of Atrium Health of Charlotte.

Graveside Services will be held Tuesday April 4th, 2023 at Oaklawn Cemetery, located at 1615 Oaklawn Ave, Charlotte, NC.

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