Reverend Dr. William F. "Billy" Toler, 70, Free Will Baptist minister, of Elm City, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
Funeral, Saturday, 11:00 AM, First Free Will Baptist Church, 4865 Nash St, NW, Wilson. Interment, Saturday, 1:30 PM, Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont. The family will be at the church, Friday, beginning at 6:00 PM.
Surviving is his wife of 51 years, Margie Proctor Toler; son, Lee Toler of Pikeville; daughter, Cindy Toler (Danny Miller) of Cape Carteret; special grandson, Ashton Toler, Devin Murray and their mother, Susan Murray; granddaughters, Morgan and Madison Miller; sisters, Jean Summerlin of Macclesfield and Rachel Ruffin of Whitakers; mother-in-law, Isabell Proctor of Fremont; sisters-in-law, Shirley (Ricky) Winders, Sue Proctor, Connie (Richard) Kidd, brothers-in-law, Larry (Brenda) Proctor of Fremont and Mike Proctor of Cedar Point; a host of nieces and nephews as well as very special friends.
He was preceded in death parents, Floyd and Maggie Toler; sisters, Annette Sasser and Linda McSwain; father-in-law, Leland (B.K.) Proctor; brothers-in-law, Richard Proctor, Fred Ruffin, Bill Sasser, Albert Summerlin, Kenneth Baker and a special nephew, Kenny "Buster" Baker.
He served God for over 35 years and touched many lives and loved every minute of it - never feeling that he sacrificed anything. He went from being a share cropper's son to having more riches and blessings than any one person could ever imagine. His Favorite verse: In the Beginning God (Genesis 1:1).
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This is a CELEBRATION of a great man- rejoicing and skipping down the golden streets in heaven. Please no black clothing - wear the loudest and brightest colors you have!