William Roy “Bill” Dexter passed away Saturday October 27, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle at the age of 78. He was born October 12, 1940 to the late Elizabeth Christian and Roy Dexter. He was a retired MSgt for the US Air Force. After retirement from the military he served as a rural carrier for the US Postal Service.
Graveside service will be 11 AM Tuesday October 30, 2018 at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. RC Bryan and Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy Miller, Curt Benson, Chris Benson, Derick Childs, Joe Markin, Lawrence Frye, Jerry Bowen, Terry Swetz. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be his friends at the West Point Country Club. Visitation will Monday 5-7 PM at Robinson Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara Dexter of West Point; sons, Todd Purvis (Laura) of Dallas, NC, Stephen Purvis (Kate) of Middleburg, VA; daughters, Debbie Moore (Troy) of Hamilton, AL, Danell Ray of Hamilton, AL, Lisa Purvis Bird of Fort Mill, SC; Carol Childs (Derick) of Maben; brothers, Donny Dexter (Diane), Bobby Dexter (Fay) both of West Point; 12 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Doni Dexter White.
Memorials may be made to ST Jude Children’s Research Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38105.