Family Login:

Mr. William Beaufort "Billy"  Crider

Mr. William Beaufort "Billy" Crider
  • October 31, 1954 - July 18, 2013
  • Zoneton, Kentucky

Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“Willie, You were always a the fun guy, the guy that everyone loved and enjoyed being around and even when I broke your Corvette, you...Read More »
1 of 46 | Posted by: Dean Lyninger - Georgetown, IN

2 of 46 | Posted by: ED & LIZ SCHULTE - LOUISVILLE, KY

“Brother I'm going to miss you Zonton lodge and the whole masonic order lost a true brother that understood the ideas of our order GOD bless the...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: Josh Northcutt - Masonic brother

“Billy u will be greatly missed it is hard not talking to again until we meet in heaven you was always there for my dad (satch) and my mom ( patty )...Read More »
4 of 46 | Posted by: norman lee - corydon, IN - friend

“Billy visited with us last month at Mt. Washington Eastern Star. He indicated he would like to dual member with us. We were so looking forward to...Read More »
5 of 46 | Posted by: Ruth Conway - Mt. Washington, KY

“All you ever showed me is kindness and we shared many laughs! Blessed to have known you! ”
6 of 46 | Posted by: Mikaeilya Briski - Wellington, FL

“Willie gave me a "fathers" plaque. Loved my kids as much as us. Proud to have fought fire, shared personal time and played real hard with you brother...Read More »
7 of 46 | Posted by: John "Skip" Fugate - Lexington, IN

“We are saddened to hear that you lost Billy. He was a great co-worker and friend. Please know we are keeping his family and friends in our prayers...Read More »
8 of 46 | Posted by: Jeff and Jean Ballard - KY

“Billy taught me alot of things about being a great person. I could never live up to all of those standards he set. The Bar is way to high for most to...Read More »
9 of 46 | Posted by: Gordy "Gordo" Druien - KY

“Keeping your family in our prayers, he was one of a kind and will be missed. ”
10 of 46 | Posted by: Art & Stephanie Ballard - KY

“Condolences and prayers for Billy's family from the folks at Camp Quality Kentuckiana. The CQ kids so enjoyed and appreciated the visit from Billy 3...Read More »
11 of 46 | Posted by: Nurse Nancy Lange - Louisville, KY

“I am so sorry to hear of Billy's passing. I remember so vividly my freshman year art class with Billy and Bill Stephens. They were so much fun to be...Read More »
12 of 46 | Posted by: Helen Missi Petry - Dayton, OH

“I was lucky to have served with him as a fellow firefighter in Charlestown, IN. I was even luckier to have him call me friend. He was an amazing man...Read More »
13 of 46 | Posted by: David Gibbs - Orlando, FL

“Just wanted to express my sincerest condolences in your loss. I only met Billy when he became a Shriner last year, but he made such an impression on...Read More »
14 of 46 | Posted by: Laurie Dixon - Shepherdsville, KY

“I will cherish the memories we all have shared and will look forward to seeing you again one day my friend. ”
15 of 46 | Posted by: Morgan Adair - Jupiter, FL

“You are in my prayers. (Thelma's daughter). ”
16 of 46 | Posted by: Lisa Orman - Memphis, IN - cousin

“Trina, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ! Words can't express how sorry i am for your loss. ♥ Marsie O'Keefe ”
17 of 46 | Posted by: Marsie O'Keefe - louisville, KY

“Willy was a very nice person. He will be missed by his countless friends and adoring family. RIP ”
18 of 46 | Posted by: Sharon Reynolds Ballew - IN

“Sending prayers to all family and friends. ”
19 of 46 | Posted by: Ray Wolford and Family - Brooks, KY

“We will miss your smiling face. ”
20 of 46 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Street

“Willie and I were best friends through our high school and early adult life. We shared nearly every day and night together until "Beauf" joined the...Read More »
21 of 46 | Posted by: Billy Stephens - Jeffersonville, IN

“Thank you Billy for loving Cindy and making her life better... ”
22 of 46 | Posted by: Donna Caudill - Shepherdsville, KY

“In the short time that I know Billy. He was one heck of a guy. He was there if you needed him, and there if you didn't. He will be missed buy all who...Read More »
23 of 46 | Posted by: Bob Harker - Hillview, KY

“I have know "Willie" since childhood He has accomplished more than five men in his life ...He was also a great Fire Fighter for City of Charlestown...Read More »
24 of 46 | Posted by: John Whalin - Charlestown, IN

“Thanks for making our days in the a better place. We will miss you Billy. Namaste. ”
25 of 46 | Posted by: Gary Turner - Louisville, KY

“We were talking about Father Billy at church yesterday and I heard the same thing over and over...he had such an infectious smile! Cindy (and family)...Read More »
26 of 46 | Posted by: Sue Wilder - Louisville, KY

“Rest in peace!! May God bless your friends and family for the loss of a beloved man. ”
27 of 46 | Posted by: Kenny and Tammy Lemmons - IN

“Willie you was a good friend and classmate. I lost track of you after high school and the time in the army. RIP Willie. ”
28 of 46 | Posted by: Bobby Baker - Corydon, IN

“So sorry to hear of Billy passing. I will always remember his sense of humor , "big heart" and the love of riding a motorcycle. Colgate friend Judy...Read More »
29 of 46 | Posted by: Judith Ann Matherly - IN - Friend

“Trina, I am keeping you and your mom in my prayers. May GOD wrap his arms around you and give comfort to your whole family. during the hard times...Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Nancy Doyle - Saint Petersburg, FL

“My deepest sympathy to Linsey & the rest of Willie's family. I graduated with him from Charlestown High 1972. He was one of the sweetest guys ever....Read More »
31 of 46 | Posted by: Frances Owen Goforth - IN

“One of the hardest working members of Louisville Lead Rod and Custom Car Club.You will be missied Billy,Prayers sent in this time of sorrow,Now your...Read More »
32 of 46 | Posted by: Mike Payne - Mt.Washington, KY

“Gone way too soon but your love and kindness you left behind will last a lifetime . I love you Cindy & Trina and kisses to that sweet granddaughter...Read More »
33 of 46 | Posted by: Rhonda Hardesty - largo, FL

“Thoughts and prayers to all Billy's friends and family. Just recently found some old photos and Memories of Fun with Billy brought a smile to my day...Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: Kathy Lee - Morristown, TN

“To the family of Willie he was a friend and a brother fire fighter years ago. Rest in peace. ”
35 of 46 | Posted by: David Hayes - charlestown, IN

“Larry and I both worked with Willie at Colgate. And I graduated with him from Charlestown High in 72. Willie was definitely was one of a kind. And...Read More »
36 of 46 | Posted by: Jana & Larry Edwards - Paisley, FL

“Willie and I graduated from high school together in Charlestown in 1972. He was a great guy in high school and from talking to some of our friends...Read More »
37 of 46 | Posted by: Janet Carr Huddleston - KY

38 of 46 | Posted by: Mary & Floyd Davis - Louisville, KY

“Willie was one of the craziest people at Colgate. He will be milled. ”
39 of 46 | Posted by: Cora & Carl Reed - Shepherdsville, KY

“Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in God's peace. From a grateful American. ”
40 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Our very deepest sympathies to you are all of our family as we mourn the passing of Willie. He will be missed beyond words by all who knew him. May...Read More »
41 of 46 | Posted by: Nancy Daneshmand - Crestwood, KY

“I know how much You and I love rideing our motorcycle's. Rest in Peace My freind. ”
42 of 46 | Posted by: Robert Casteel - Sellersburg, IN

“We were shocked and saddened to learn of Billy's accident and passing. Art worked at Colgate with him for many years and we took several You Can...Read More »
43 of 46 | Posted by: Art & Stephanie Ballard - KY

“Cindy, it saddens us deeply as our hearts aches for you & your family of the unexpected loss of your husband. Words cannot express the sorrow we both...Read More »
44 of 46 | Posted by: Donna & Stan Mattingly - KY

“Chop and I send many prayers to you and your loved ones over your loss. We will keep you in our prayers ”
45 of 46 | Posted by: Chop & Donna Larison - Milltown, IN

“Cindy,I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray that God will bring you and your family peace and comfort. ”
46 of 46 | Posted by: Jenny Lundy - Mt.Washington, KY

Mr. William Beaufort "Billy" Crider, age 58, of Zoneton returned to his Heavenly Father on July 18, 2013. Mr. Crider retired from Colgate after 32 years of service and was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Crider was a member of Zoneton Masonic Lodge #964, Scottish Rites, Eastern Star 576, Bullitt County Shrine, Louisville Lead Car Club and Travelers Widows and Sons. He was a Kosair Shriner and a priest of St. Mary Magdalen Independent Catholic Church. Among those that preceded him in death include his parents, Bill and Erma Crider. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 8 years, Cindy Crider; daughters, Virginia and Linsey Crider; dad #2 to Trina Mattingly and Christopher Mattingly (Leslie); grandchildren, Dallas Gentner and Cash Mattingly; brother, Steve Crider (Kathy); and sister, Peggy Lou Stricker (Loren).
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at St. Mary Magdalen Independent Catholic Church (9104 Westport Road Louisville, KY) with interment in Brookland Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Monday from 12-8 pm and after 9 am Tuesday at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Highway at Brooks Road). Expressions of sympathy may be made to Kosair Charities. Family video on