William Lee Dillard Jr.

February 2, 1951March 31, 2011

William Lee Dillard, Jr. was born February 2, 1951 in South Hill, VA.

He suddenly passed away at his home on March 31, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Lee Dillard, Genevieve M. Miller, and a brother David Lee Dillard.

He is survived by Linda Nolan Dillard, wife of 39 years of Tallahassee, FL., and two sons: Kirk Dillard of Charleston, SC and Matt Dillard of Tallahassee.; Grand-Daughter, Destiny Faith Dillard of Edmonds, OK; Brother, Ronan (Carrie) Dillard of Knoxville, MD; Sister, Ladonna (Matt) Badipour of Houston, TX; Brother, Jeffery Dillard of Huntington, WV; Sister-in-law, Jane (Russell) Walters of Charleston, SC; nephew Drew (Melany) Warfuel of Charleston, SC; niece Joan (Brian) Brewer of Charleston, SC; niece Allison Bonham of Houston, TX; nephew John Bonham of Virginia Beach, VA; Uncle Chris (Rosalinda) Messer of San Antonio, TX; Uncle Ralph Smith of Johnson City, TN; several nieces and nephews, and cousins; and many close friends.

Bill graduated from Huntington High School in 1969, where he received several awards, including letters in Football and Baseball. He received an Associates Degree in Applied Science from Del Mar College of Corpus Christi, TX in 1977. Bill loved life and lived it to its fullest. He volunteered in the community and had a special impact on the children he coached. His positive approach to life was contagious and he will be missed by all, including his many adopted children. Bill and his wife Linda surrounded themselves with animals and loved the great outdoors. His many hobbies included fishing, scuba diving, he was a craftsman that could make or fix anything, he loved working with plants and pets! He was a poet and philosopher, and a legend in his own mind. He was a true patriot and a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ. Truly, he was an amazing man, a dedicated husband, a loving father, and the best of a friend.

A Memorial Service will be held at Cully’s MeadowWood Funeral Home, 1737 Riggins Road, Tallahassee, FL, 32308 on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 4:30 pm. The family will receive friends at their home following the service for a continued celebration of Bill’s life.

Arrangements are under the direction of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home in Tallahassee, Florida.


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, April 6, 2011
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, April 6, 2011

William Lee Dillard Jr.

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Angela Suchocki

April 11, 2011

Linda, Kirk & Matt, I am so sorry for your loss. Wish I had the words to help ease the pain. Call me anytime.

Jane Walters

April 10, 2011

Linda, I wish i could say and do something for you.... I will call everynight as long as you need me to. I love you. I miss you. please close your eyes and feel me holding you and loving you. You mean the world to me. I love you Jane

April 9, 2011

Linda,Kirk,& Matt, Rich & I are so sorry to hear about Bill. Just got a call from Gini P. Our prayers & thoughts are with you & the family. I am on my cell phone 1-229-224-5754 as I'm out of town. Please call me as I don't have access to your phone numbers. Sorry I'm not able to express my condolences in person but will be back in town May 2nd. Love to all.

Rich & Gloria DeMenna

April 9, 2011

Linda, I am so sorry for your loss! I will be praying for your family!

Bobbie Jean Armstrong

Linda McCranie

April 7, 2011

Linda, Kirk and Matt my thoughts and prayers are with you. Matt and Kirk love you much - keep strong!!

Erika Smith

April 7, 2011

Poppi I'll never forget you! You had more of an impact on my life then you or momma d will ever realize. You welcomed me in your home during a very troubling time for me and gave me such good advice and reassured me that everything would turn out ok.....and it did, better then I could have imagined.

Momma D, Kirk and Matt you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

mark jones

April 7, 2011

Very sorry for your loss---

Stacy Ingram Vetzel

April 7, 2011

Momma D.,Matt & Kirk,
I am so sorry for your loss.He was am amazing man and will be missed dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I love you all.

Crystal Alligood

April 6, 2011

Dear Mama D, Kirky Turkey & Matt ~ I am so sorry to hear about Poppi! He was loved by all that met him, and could bring a smile to anyone's face! I hope that the comfort from family and friends can somehow bring you all peace during this difficult time and in the days to come! God has another wonderful angel to watch over us all...

Sheila Parker

April 6, 2011

Matt & Family:
Gary, Pearson & I are truly sorry to hear about the loss of your daddy. Gary raved about what a wonderful man he was in the short time he met him. Please share your memories to help ease the pain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.