William L. "Billy" Burrell of Roanoke went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 28, 2020. He was preceded by his parents, Grady L. and Evelyn Martin Burrell; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Renee' Lemons.
Billy retired after many years of service with Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Faye Johnson Burrell; son and daughter-in-law, Mark (Tammy) Burrell; sisters, Judy Massie, and Carolyn (Charlie) Price; sister-in-law, Carolyn (Harry) Pugh; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to the Parkinson's Foundation.
A celebration of Billy's life will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory.