William (Bill) McKinley Paige, 63 of Salem, formerly of Bent Mountain, departed this life on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in the quietness of the morning at the Salem VA Medical Center. Jesus extended His hand to Bill and he accepted it.
He was born on June 26, 1950 to the late Daniel Lee Paige and Bessie Thompson Paige in Bent Mountain, Virginia.
Bill accepted Jesus Christ into his life at the Bent Mountain Baptist Church, Bent Mountain, Virginia.
He was a father, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.
He leaves to cherish his memory, sons, Antwan Hutchinson, Anthony Davis; daughters, Jessica Stacy, Jennifer (Michael) Papenfuse and Shata Davis. He is also survived by a loving and devoted sister, Marilyn Paige Holland; brothers, Daniel Irvin Paige, Paul (Faye) Paige, Lloyd (Liz) Paige; 14 grandchildren; aunt, Fannie Webb; special friend and caregiver, Melissa Porter; and numerous cousins and friends.