William “Billy” Henry Pike, Jr.

William "Billy" Henry Pike, Jr.
William "Billy" Henry Pike, Jr.

1946 – 2021

William “Billy” Henry Pike, Jr. age 75 of Whiteville went to be with his Lord on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at his residence. “Billy” was a native of Corinth, NY, born to the late Williams Henry Pike, Sr. and Isabelle Ida Gage Pike.  He was also preceded in death by two siblings, David Pike and Rosa Lee Pike.

He honorably served his country in the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War.  In 1974 he and his family moved to Whiteville, for the next 40 years he was employed by the Whiteville Public Works Department.  Billy was a Ministerial Volunteer at the Columbus County Detention Center.

Surviving include his wife, Sheila Lee Denno Pike of the home; children, Darby Pike (Staci) of Fair Bluff, Krishna Pike of Whiteville, Eric Pike of Lumberton, Lisa P. Johnson of Bladenboro, Gerald Pike (Natosha) of Whiteville and Adam Pike of Whiteville; seven siblings, Shirley Weatherwax of NY, Helen Montney (Wendell) of MI, Janet Boars of NY, Susan Danise of Virginia, Jane of NY, Kenneth Pike of NY and Phillip Pike of NY; 16 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.

  • Front Page

    Families First seeks Christmas sponsors

      Families First, Inc is committed to serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Columbus and Bladen counties, but they also serve the children of survivors. Christmas is no exception.  Families First is [Read More]
  • Good News Columbus County
    Front Page

    The Good News Nov. 27- Dec. 3

    With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas season is getting a jumpstart this year. Make sure you check out our compilation of Christmas parades and festivals elsewhere on the CCN webpage. • Celebrate the Holidays Downtown [Read More]
  • The Waccamaw Siouan Tribe oral history project needs volunteers. (Courtesy photo).
    Good News

    ‘Time is too precious’

    Waccamaw Siouan Tribe preserving their culture for the future.  Many times in life we miss the opportunity to learn and preserve the knowledge of our elders, but the Waccamaw Siouan tribe is making sure their heritage lives [Read More]
  • The Real Whiteville Santa with another Whiteville fixture, Jimmy Kirk.
    Front Page

    Real Whiteville Santa back in town today

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Real Whiteville Santa has returned to Santa’s House just in time for Christmas. Columbus County News had the privilege of interviewing jolly ole St. Nick [Read More]

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply