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Billy Gene Latta

Holden Beach

Posted on: 01.2.2017 at 03:04 p.m.

Billy Gene Latta, 76, died Thursday Dec. 29, 2017 at Novant Medical Center, Supply, after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Preston Latta of Lake Waccamaw and Helen M. Latta of Holden Beach and Chapel Marie Newman of Raleigh; and one son, Greg Latta of Hallsboro.
He was a Dixie youth baseball coach.
He served in the U.S. Naval Center in Portsmouth, Va.

There will be no service at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date with a private service with the family. Andrews Mortuary of Wilmington is handling the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Connie Pierce of the home; one son, Jeff Latta of Fayetteville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Donations may be made to the Columbus County Animal Shelter, 288 Legion Drive, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.

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