Billy “Cowboy” Stokes, age 66, resident of LaGrange, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Briarwood Health and Rehabilitation, Tucker, Georgia. Private services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Stokes, son of the late Billy Earl Stokes and Opal Grace Woods Stokes, was born June 4, 1954 in Columbus, Georgia. He was a wrestler for over 38 years, wrestling throughout the United States. Mr. Stokes also enjoyed repossessing automobiles and was a Georgia football fan. The family remembers him as a man that was “down to earth” and enjoyed making people laugh – a true jokester.
He is survived by three sons, B.J. Stokes and his wife Ashleigh of LaGrange, Mike Bowman and his wife Kelly of Columbus, and Charles “CJ” Smith of Illinois; four aunts, Frances Wallace, Betty Ann Carlisle, Ruby Stokes, and Dolly Stokes; two uncles, Ronnie Stokes and Eddie Stokes; five grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.