William "Billy" Packer Beachboard Jr.

February 24, 1940January 4, 2019

William “Billy” Packer Beachboard, Jr., 78, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 in Satsuma, Alabama. He joined his loving wife of 53 years, Virginia Zerkle Beachboard; parents, William Packer Beachboard, Sr. and Fannie Renfro Beachboard; brother, Arthur Renfro; and sister, Evelyn McCraw. He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly (Craig) Chappell; two grandsons, Logan and Cooper Chappell; sister, Beth Peterson; nephews, Jeff Peterson, Jimmy McCraw, and Bruce McCraw; and nieces, Janet Parish, Terri Peterson, and Cindy Peterson. Billy was in the United States Coast Guard before setting out for a lucrative career in sales and marketing. He loved classic cars, and collected model cars. In Billy’s younger years, he enjoyed waterskiing. He was a Sunday School Teacher, and a wonderful storyteller. Billy was also adept in tinerking and fixing things. He was a loving man who will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held at Centerpointe Assembly of God on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., with a funeral service immediately following. There will be a private interment in Pine Crest Cemetery.


  • William Packer Beachboard, Sr. and Fannie Renfro Beachboard, Parents
  • Virginia Zerkle Beachboard, Wife of 53 Years
  • Arthur Renfro, Brother
  • Evelyn McCraw, Sister
  • Kimberly and Craig Chappell, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Logan and Cooper Chappell, Grandsons
  • Beth Peterson, Sister
  • Jeff Peterson, Nephew
  • Jimmy McCraw, Nephew
  • Bruce McCraw, Nephew
  • Janet Parish, Niece
  • Terri Peterson, Niece
  • Cindy Peterson, Niece


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 8, 2019

William "Billy" Packer Beachboard Jr.

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Karen Lupo

January 7, 2019

Uncle Billy was a fantastic person. I visited and stayed with him and my aunt many summers as a child. He would always make me laugh and feel good about myself. I will always cherish the memories I have of him.

Bernie Kirsch

January 5, 2019

I remember Billy from High School at Cradock more than 60 years ago. He was a hail fellow well met, with many friends.

Mat he be remembered for his kindness, and may he rest in peace in our hearts.

Susan Boyles

January 5, 2019

Dearly loved Sunday School teacher at FB hugs, smile and laugh. ❤️❤️