George William Hand III

George William (Billy) Hand III of Southold died Oct. 4, 2013, at the age of 63.

Billy was born Aug. 31, 1950, in Princeton, N.J., to Marie C. (Kutarnia) and George William Hand Jr. Educated in Southold schools, he was a local bayman and fisherman.

He is survived by a brother, Michael J., of Dover, Del., and two sisters, Ann Marie Rosen of Wellington, Fla., and MaryAnn (Tim) Bohonan of Southold; a lifelong and loyal friend, Roy Falkowski; and his nieces and nephews, Jason and Heather Hand, Rachel, Sarah and David Rosen, Ricky Metz, Brianne and Thomas Hart and Kieran Bohonan.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to John’s Place, c/o St. Agnes R.C. Church, 523 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944.

This is a paid notice.