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James “Billy” William Sasser Jr.

Graveside Services for Mr. James “Billy” William Sasser Jr., of Bogue Chitto, are 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Bogue Chitto City Cemetery with visitation from 5-8 p.m. Monday, July 29, at Riverwood Family.

Mr. James “Billy” William Sasser Jr., 67, lost a long battle to cancer, surrounded by his close family on July 27, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 29, 1951.

He served his country in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Bogue Chitto Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Ivy Jo Blackwell; grandfather, Vivian A Sasser “Pistol” grandmother, Dorothy Sasser; brother, Timothy Sasser; uncles, Bobby Sasser, Paul Sasser and Ray Sasser.

Those left to cherish his memory are his father, James “Billy” W. Sasser Sr. and stepmother, Charlene Sasser; daughters, Natalie Grimes, Amber Thomas, Ginger Sasser; brother, Michael Sasser (Sharon Sasser, Anna Windmiller and Michael Sasser), the late Timothy Sasser family (Kitty Sasser, Ashley Gray and Hali Reed); sister, Rhonda Lynn Barfuss (son, Christopher Lamb).

He is also survived by his five grandchildren, Bryson Lambert, Kylie Grimes, Brandon Thomas, Loren Thomas and Miles Oakley McPhail; aunt Dorothy Milling, the friends and family of Amite County Poles and Piling and a special thank you to the staff of Hospice Compassus, and the V.A. staff, Jennifer Frost, nurses, Jill and Buddy, the DME Medical Supplies staff and Bogue Chitto Baptist Church.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.