William Hamby

Obituary of William Eldon Hamby

William Eldon Hamby (Willy/Bill) passed away on Friday, January 21st ,2022. Willy was born on September 13th ,1968 in St. Louis MO. Son of James and Wanda Hamby. He was an avid sports fan Professional and Collegiate. He was also a music lover and attended countless concerts. William enjoyed refinishing wood cabinets and found this career later in his life. He is survived by his mother, Wanda Hamby of Licking, Missouri. He was a proud Stepfather to Danny Evans of Piedmont MO and Monica McCartney Billingsley AL and Grandfather to Morgan and Layken Chrisman Billingsley AL. He had several brothers and sisters- Kenneth Hamby of Fairbanks AK, Joseph Hamby of Licking MO, Rhonda Hamby-Fairman of O’Fallon MO, and Sandra Hamby-Dent of Wright City MO. He also leaves behind many friends and loved ones. He is preceded in death by his Father James W. Hamby, Brother’s James L. Hamby and Michael Barnhart, and Stepson Jonathon Scott Ezell. Willy was a fighter. Despite the great difficulties he faced, he was determined to beat the odds. Willy will be remembered for the many friendships and love that he shared. No one was a stranger to him, he welcomed everyone into his life. Relationships were important to him. Whether you were family or a friend he made sure to try and make you smile. Contributions in memory of Willy can be made to Wanda Hamby in the care of Fox Funeral Home at 128 South Main Street Licking, MO 65542. A Go-Fund Me has also been set up to assist with funeral expenses. The Memorial Service to honor Willy’s life will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church, 310 Walnut Street Licking, MO 65542.
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Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Licking Pentecostal Holiness Church
63 & College
Licking, Missouri, United States
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