Billy Page Chance Sr.


Mr. Billy Page Chance Sr., 76, of Onley, passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, with his loving wife, Bettie Hargis Chance, by his side. Born Nov. 20, 1943, he was the son of the late Page Chance and the late Georgie Chance Bagwell.

Billy was a humanitarian in every sense of the word, as there was nothing he wouldn’t do for a friend, neighbor, or stranger. For decades, he selflessly gave his time to countless organizations including the Salvation Army and the Melfa Volunteer Fire and Rescue. He especially enjoyed serving the Lord, often attending services and volunteering at several churches throughout the community. Billy was a people person whose greatest passion in life was helping others in any capacity. He leaves behind a beautiful legacy of love, compassion, and philanthropy, one that will be remembered and celebrated through the many lives he touched.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by their son, Billy Paige Chance Jr., and a nephew, Eddie Isdell. Other than his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Jacquelyn Bagwell Parks, and brother, Joe H. Bagwell.

Private interment was held at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.

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