Billy Joe Kuykendall

Feb 05, 2013

1960 — 2013

CANDLER —  Billy Joe Kuykendall, 52, passed away Feb. 4, 2013, at his residence.

He was a native of Haywood County and the son of the late Albert Martin and Ruby Smith Kuykendall.  He retired from the Town of Biltmore Forest after 30 years of service.

He is survived by three sisters, Joyce Searcy, of Candler, Betty Elliott, and her husband, John, of Canton, and Mary Kuykendall, of Hendersonville; and a nephew, Jeffrey Searcy, and his wife, Amethyst, of Waynesville.   He was loved and will be missed by many close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8,  at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at