Billy James Sides, Jr. was born on December 16th, 1956 to Billy and Julia Sides in North Carolina. Bill spent the majority of his life living in Central Florida.
In 1987, he met his loving wife Jeannie. Bill and Jeannie went on to have one child, Rachel whom he loved dearly.
Bill recently retired after working for Mitsubishi Power Systems where he was an accomplished welder and quality control expert. Prior to working for Mitsubishi, Bill worked at Control Center LLC, and White Laboratories in Orlando, Fl.
Bill was passionate for spending time outside and anything that produced horsepower. In younger years, he was an avid lover of watersports and motorcycles. His hobbies included souping up and racing cars, tinkering in his shop, working with his tractor and doing yard work, as well as helping anyone who asked with a household or auto project. Bill was a very kind person who would jump at the chance to help anyone in need. Without question, Bill was a true friend who cared deeply and never failed to share his opinion or expertise.
Bill was predeceased by his father, Billy James Sides Sr. He is survived by his wife Jeannie, his daughter Rachel, his mother Julia, two sisters, Debbie and Sheila, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, May 16th at Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society at 2036 Sprint Blvd., Suite #10, in Apopka, Fl. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to AdventHealth Hospice Care, located at 480 W. Central Pkwy in Altamonte Springs, FL.