Billy Earl Waites, 71, of Pomaria, died Thursday, November 11, 2021.
Born on January 8, 1950, in Newberry, he was a son of the late Earl Houston and Fay Lula Wicker Waites. He worked for Charles Doolittle Logging and was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. He loved his 1963 Mercury Comet.
Mr. Waites is survived by his wife, Brenda Cromer Waites; a son, Nickolas (Meagen) Waites of Pomaria; daughters, Stephanie (Jody) Haltiwanger of Prosperity and Nicole Waites of Pomaria; a sister, Ann (Hub) Lominick of Pomaria; brothers, Brady (Valerie) Waites of Peak and Ricky (Susan) Waites of Silverstreet; grandchildren, Tyler Haltiwanger, Baylee Haltiwanger, Barrett Haltiwanger, Whitley Waites, Raelyn Waites and Rylee Waites and his canine companions, Tanner and Ren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, November 15, 2021, at New Hope United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jesse Rogers. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 331 Holloway Street, Pomaria, SC 29126.