Billy Sunday Birt, age 80, of Winder passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Mr. Birt was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. A very devoted family man, very giving and was much loved. He loved life and animals. Survivors include his sons Billy Stonewall Birt and wife Linda of Bogart, Billy Montana Birt and wife Lisa of WI, Billy Shenandoah “Shane” Birt and wife Jill of Statham; daughters Ruby Ann Birt of WI and Norma Jean Brown of Jefferson; brothers Bobby Birt of Statham and Jimmy Birt of Winder; sisters Frances Lee of Hoschton, Jody Cooper and Betty Lee both of Winder; favorite niece Charlotte Phillips; 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Claude and Eunice Birt; son Billy Birt, Jr., brothers Ray Birt, Charles Phillips; sisters Ruby Birt Hardwick and Louise Birt Dean. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at White Plains Baptist Church, 3650 Hwy 124, Jefferson, GA, 30549 and will lie in state one hour prior to services. Montana Birt and Ralph Black will officiate. Internment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, April 10, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.