Billy Keith Staples was born the second son of Jerry and Sarah Staples on March 29, 1973. Billy passed away at 48 years old on October 9, 2021, from Covid complications.
He had taught school for over twenty-three years at Lakewood Elementary in Stephensburg where he was loved and revered. He also loved farming and was a member of the Summit Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Vada Staples and his maternal grandparents, Hansie and Melea Pence.
He is survived by his parents; a brother, Robert (Sharon) Staples; two nephews, Justin and Jarrett; a niece, Amber; a step-nephew, Cody and a step-niece, Kaycee.
Funeral services will be held a 11 AM (CDT), Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home with Sam Dick officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Christian Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 PM (CDT), Wednesday and after 9 AM (CDT), Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests that everyone please wear a mask.