Harry W. ‘Billy’ Wainwright, 85, retired from the Newport News Shipyard

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Harry W. “Billy” Wainwright, 85, went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born in Hampton, the son of the late Harry and Sadie Wainwright. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, John Wainwright and Doris Laughlin.

Mr. Wainwright is survived by his wife, Nancy; sons, Jeff Wainwright and Gary Wainwright (Tracy); grandson, Colby; granddaughters, Ella, Elysa, Emily and Amy; brothers, Robert Wainwright (Betty) and Fay Lee Wainwright (Betty).

Billy retired from the Newport News Shipyard and loved the Lord, his family and the Chickahominy River.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, June 10, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be held in Parklawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Smith Memorial Baptist Church, Mission Fund; or Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg.

Share online condolences with the family at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home.

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