William Banta Ganey was born on October 17th, 1942 to Lee and Inez Ganey. Billy was the youngest of eight children. He served in the military, worked for Clyde W. Dent and became a successful small business owner of custom rugs. He enjoyed fishing and golfing. Billy is survived by his wife, Sharyn Ganey, his daughters, Tracy Ganey-Spillman and Kim Gerami; and his two siblings, Alan Ganey and Bonnie Kessler. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Ganey and Lee Ganey; sisters, Francis Farren, Inez Ganey and Marian Keith.