William Mccurdy Lanford, Sr

, BILL William (Bill) McCurdy Lanford Sr., age 86, of Buford, GA, died Saturday, February 7, 2008. The funeral will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Rev. Danny Odum and Rev. Gordon Pittard officiating. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Stone Mountain. Bill was a native of Gwinnett County and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lilburn and Mtn. Park Masonic Lodge #729. He retired from Sears & Roebuck after 37 years of service and was a builder in Gwinnett. He owned 6 Huddle House restaurants and served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis A. Lanford and two brothers, Paul Lanford and Hiram Lanford. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Carole Ward Lanford of Buford; son, Billy Lanford Jr. of Flowery Branch; daughters and sons-in-law, Susan Ward Huckeba (Mike) and Catherine Ward Giles (Keg) all of Dacula; grandchildren, Patience Michelle Lanford, Kyle Huckeba, Andrew Giles, Shane Huckeba, and Aaron Giles; brother, Daniel C. Lanford of Lilburn. The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 10, 2009 from 2:00 - 4:00 and from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770) 564-2726