Billy Layton Gause, 83 died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at Liberty Commons Nursing Facility in Wilmington. He was born Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1935, the son of the late Willie Gordon “Bill” Gause and Lillie Mae Inman Gause. He was preceded in death by one sister, Reba Tyson.
He attended Western Prong Baptist Church and worked with Inman Septic Tank Service for more than 20 years.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at New Britton Baptist Church Cemetery in Ash with Dr. Tommy Bryson Jr. officiating. Following the service the family will meet at his sisters home. McKenzie Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Flossie Ellis Gause of Whiteville; two daughters, Theresa Gail Rouse of Wilmington and Beverly Ann Smith of Mooresville; one sister, Diane Gause Stubbs of Whiteville; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.