Obituaries

WILLIAM FLANNAGAN -

William Russell “Billy” Flannagan, Sr., 74, of Mechanicsville, passed away December 26, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby; and is survived by two children, Linda Nye (Danny) and William R. “Bill” Flannagan, Jr.; two grandchildren, Gary and Travis Nye; four brothers, John “Johnny” Walter, Clyde and Ernest Flannagan; two sisters, Arline Massey and Virginia Hollins; wife of three years, Larnie M. Flannagan; and her son, Bruce French (Sharon); as well as several nieces, nephews and other family members. After retiring with 34 years of service from Babcock & Philips, Billy then worked for several years at Automotive Rebuilders.

The family received friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 3 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., where services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014. Interment followed at Prospect United Methodist Church, Hanover (Old Church). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MC 20852.

Courtesy of the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.