Mr. William Archer “Billy” Seat Jr. of Ramble Road, Virgilina passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at the age of 88.

Born in Halifax County on Oct. 28, 1930, he was the son of the late William Archer Seat Sr. and Effie Gravitt Seat and was married to the late Ann Gravitt Seat.

Billy was employed with J. P. Stevens for over 40 years. He loved hunting, camping, fishing and the outdoors.

He was a member of Grace Baptist Church and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by a daughter, Cindy Seat Spell; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister Sarah Humphries; special friend Timmy Campbell and many other friends and family members.

In addition to his parents and wife, a son, Michael Seat, and a daughter, Sandra Lowery, also preceded him in death.

A celebration of life will be on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church with the Revs. Jack Stewart and Randy Holmes officiating. 

Interment will follow in Grace Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Grace Baptist Church from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and other times at the home, 2037 Ramble Road in Virgilina.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.