Whitley's Funeral Home
Back | Obituary Details | Billy Kiser

BILLY KISER
BILLY KISER
Visitation: At the grave following the graveside service
Service: Graveside Service Carolina Memorial Park 2:00 PM Sunday January 6, 2019
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park
Dotted Line
Obituary:
Billy John Kiser, 81, of Concord went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Tucker Hospice House following a period of declining health.

Billy was born August 23, 1937 in Cabarrus County, NC a son of the late Carl Daniel Kiser and Mary Lois Benton Kiser.

Billy worked for Fieldcrest-Cannon and retired from General Electric. He was an avid stock car fan. He drove at Concord Speedway and was an avid NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed professional football and fishing.

Billy was a ham radio operator who made many friends from all over the world.

Family members left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Kay Overcash Kiser of the Home, a son, Damon Kiser and wife Jeanie of Charlotte, a daughter; Donna Spry and husband Cotton of Concord, one granddaughter, Deana Braddock, and one great-great granddaughter Addison Thompson.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Carolina Memorial Park conducted by Rev. Tim Newton. The family will speak to friends at the cemetery following the service.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus County, 2010 Wilshire Ct SW, Concord, NC 28025, or to Christian Fellowship Church, 1501 Central Dr. Kannapolis, NC 28083.

Whitley’s Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Kiser. Online condolences may be sent to www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
Dotted Line
Condolences:
Submit Condolence
From: Kg4wpv Marty Clark
"Sorry for your loss he will be missed by all of us on hamradio from kg4wpv&kk4phk"
 
From: Bill Murrell AD4DN
"I never had the honor of meeting Bill in person we talked quit a few times on the air over the last 15 years. He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him. My deepest heartfelt sympathy to his loved ones."
 
From: Doug Clark K4dug
"I have been good friends with Bill for many years and he sure will be missed."
 
From: Bruce Ponder N4MTC
"What a great man. He brought joy to the world."
 
From: WB4VZN Ron
"You will be missed Bill!!!!"
 
From: Curtis Neil Aycoth /AC4NR
"Will Miss Bill much"
 
From: Donnie Meldau N4NCJ
"A friend who will always been in my heart. 10-4 Bill"
 
From: Gary "Wilkie" and Inday Camp
"I talked to Bill almost everyday for many years on Ham Radio. Shared things about our everyday life. Almost become part of his family, certainly good friends. I will miss seeing him and talking to him, and his humor that would brighten the day. I lost a great friend, but the universe received a new beautiful star. My condolences to you Kay, and your family."
 
From: Charles Highfill , Ki4ueg
"Greetings Kay and family , Been friends with Bill since I became a General Class Ham and love talking with Bill daily. Bill was there when I lost my oldest daughter and grandson 14 months in a house fire 3 years ago. It was always comforting talking with Bill , he always made us laugh and feel like family. I know God had other plans for Bill , and will be Missed by so many friends , my thoughts and prayers go out to you and all the family. I am blessed to have known Bill for the past 9 or 10 years. I can picture Bill up there in Haven with Farrel Watts , Hugh Bronson, Allen "Bubba", Long together in the presence of th"
 
From: Charles Highfill , Ki4ueg
"Greetings Kay and family , Been friends with Bill since I became a General Class Ham and love talking with Bill daily. Bill was there when I lost my oldest daughter and grandson 14 months in a house fire 3 years ago. It was always comforting talking with Bill , he always made us laugh and feel like family. I know God had other plans for Bill. , and will be Missed by so many friends , thoughts and prayers go out to you and all the family. I am blessed to have known Bill for the past 9 or 10 years. I can picture Bill up there in Haven with Farrel Watts , Hugh Bronson, Allen "Bubba", Long together in the presence of Our Lord. 3 of the world's greatest ham operator's. I will be there Sunday ."
 
From: Michelle Wagner
"O am so sorry for your loss, prayers sent your way."
 
From: John K4JPY
"Bill Kiser or better known as Billy John was a good ham radio friend of mine and many others he brought laughter and joy to ham radio he will be missed dearly god bless him"
 
From: Darrell Watts
"To Donna,Kay and family. Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. You are in my thoughts during this time."
 
From: David Kc4git
"Bill was always a pleasure to talk to .Met him at several hamfest same in person as on radio wonderful person. Sorry for your loss. Dave"
 
From: PR Deaton
"Kay,Damon and Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a good radio friend and a great personal friend. Enjoyed spending many hours talking and laughing with him. If I could have just kept him from messing up those computers, but we shared a lot of laughs while I tried to figure out what in the world he had done. He will be greatly missed by KC4PR."
 
From: David Davidson
"Sorry for your lose.Been listen to him and his gang for years now.will miss hearing his great signal here in grover nc...."