Billy Joe Barbrey, Jr., 43 - Travelers Rest

Billy Joe Barbrey, Jr., 43, passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Greenville County, he was the son of the late Billy Joe Barbrey, Sr. and Debra Painter. He was a veteran of the US Army, an accomplished diesel mechanic and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his daughters: Beth (Chris) Valdez and Candance Barbrey; sons: Charles Barbrey and Jeremy Barbrey; grandson: Gabriol Valdez; sisters: Angel (Mitchell) Earle and Crystal (Ray) Coward; special caregivers, Uncle Robert and Aunt Kelly Barbrey; mother of his children, Susan Craine along with many loving uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces.

Along with his father, he was predeceased by his brother, James Barbrey; paternal grandparents, Billy and Nellie Ruth Timmons Barbrey and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Painter.

Billy Joe will be resting at home and the family will receive friends after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday and all day Friday at the home, 5 Hammons Rd., Travelers Rest.

Funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 am at The Howze Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow at Mountain View Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be expressed here.