William “Billy” Daniels III

Published 6:49 pm Friday, November 10, 2017

Mr. William “Billy” Metrue Daniels III, age 59, a resident of Belhaven, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at his home.

A graveside funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Pamlico Beach Community Cemetery at Ryder Hill, officiated by Pastor Dean Fulford. Pallbearers will be D.J. Keech, Chris Daniels, Randall Moore, Christopher Hudnell Jr., Donnie Keech, John Caldwell, Clay Chauncey and Dwayne Hopkins. Honorary pallbearer will be Christopher Hudnell Sr.

The family will receive friends 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven.

Mr. Billy was born in Middlesex County, MA on February 1, 1958, son of William Metrue Daniels Jr. and Theresa Lemay Daniels. He was a graduate of John A. Wilkinson High School in Belhaven and pursued a career as a self-employed commercial fisherman. Billy loved his family and was a huge sports fan who was a true UNC Tar Heel through and through. Although he had no children of his own Billy had five nieces and nephews who he loved as his own children.

Survivors include his parents: William M. Daniels Jr. and Theresa L. Daniels of the home; two sisters: Margie Keech and her husband Donnie of Belhaven and Sheila Moore and her husband John Caldwell of Belhaven; and his five nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his only brother: Gary Daniels.

Flowers are welcome and appreciated or memorials may be made to Pamlico Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 382 Old Pamlico Beach Road West, Belhaven, NC 27810.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is honored to serve the Daniels family.