William Fred (Billy) Parton, 65, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of the New River community, passed away December 1, 2013, at his home.

Born April 24, 1948, he was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mae Cann Parton; and sister, Mary Jane (Janie) Bowling.

He was a member of New River Missionary Baptist Church; and lived and worked in Indiana for many years.

He is survived by his sister, Burnetta Lay of the Rock House community; nephew, Johnny Lay; niece, Audra Day and husband, Jay; great-nephew, Jordan Day; aunt and uncles: Emma Jeffers, Harold and Billie Parton, and Gene and Esther Parton; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted December 6, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Kermit Phillips officiating. Music was provided by Charlotte Phillips. Interment followed at Reed Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.