(ROANOKE) Funeral services for the Rev. Cecil Manley Halsey, 84, of Roanoke will be Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Big Springs Baptist Church with the Revs. Stoney Halsey, Ed Halsey and Rev. Scott Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Halsey died Saturday, Sept. 24, at Wedowee Hospital.
A Randolph County native, Rev. Halsey was born March 26, 1932, the son of Connie Henry and Cecil D. Halsey. He was pastor of the following churches spanning 41 years: Springfield Baptist, Providence Baptist, McCollum Baptist, New Hope Baptist (Fredonia), Big Springs Baptist, Fellowship Baptist and Mt Zion Christian. He was known by many in the area as a school bus driver for Randolph County and Roanoke City school systems. In his early working career, he was a route salesman in the local and surrounding area.
Survivors include his wife, Aline Halsey; two daughters, Cecilia Mitchell (husband, Roger) of Phenix City and Vonda Frantz (husband, John) of Roanoke; three sons, Shannon Halsey (wife, Patricia) of Beauregard, and Stoney Halsey (wife, Melissa) and Ed Halsey (wife, Rhonda), both of Roanoke; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Royster of Greenville, Ga., and Margaret Kipfinger of Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents; nine sisters, Lillian Adams, Elsie Collier, Estelle Walker, Betty Dotson, Mamie Morton, Gladys Lewin, Lola Mae Morton, Margaret Halsey and Francis Halsey; and two brothers, Buck Halsey and Waymon Halsey.
Pallbearers will be Charles Ray Noles, Marty Taylor, Billy Edwards, Delmour Green, Larry Joe Norred and Albert Johnson.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.