Mr. Billy Ralph Shears
Augusta, Ga. – Mr. Billy Ralph Shears, 75, of Middleton Place husband of Mrs. Charlotte Shears entered into rest Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Trinity Hospital.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 13, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, with Reverend Lane Lowrey officiating.
Mr. Shears was a native of Oxford, Alabama, and served in the United States Army. He was of the Baptist Faith. He retired after thirty-four years as Executive Manager of A.A. Friedman & Company.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Robert Keith Shears and his wife, Margaret, of Augusta; daughter, Pamela Rayburn and her husband, Chris, also of Augusta; grandchildren, Jeremy Rodriguez, Jana O’Connor, and Brooke Shears; great grandchildren, Cameron Rodriguez, Palmer Rodriguez, Madisyn O’Connor, Carleigh O’Connor, and Lexie Kate O’Connor; step grandchildren, Catherine Rayburn and Jacob Rayburn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Nathaniel Harrison, Randy Beckum, Jeremy Rodriguez, Chad O’Connor, Chris Rayburn, Lee Ledbetter, Ed Mundy, Ronnie Dove, Bill Harrison and Herbert Ledbetter.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the MCG Children’s Medical Center, Office of Development, 1120 15th Street, BA 8270, Augusta, GA 30912
The family will receive friends Monday, July 12, from 6 until 8 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906