Mr. William Arthur Singleton, 76 of Covington passed away January 25, 2013 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. Mr. Singleton was born in Snellville, Ga. to the late Hugh and Fannie McCart Singleton. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and National Guard and was a retired letter carrier for the US Post Office. He was also a member of Harvest Baptist Church. He loved music, he wrote music, he loved poetry and had several poetry books published. Mr. Singleton was predeceased by his wife of 37 years Dorothy Jean Dalton Singleton and is survived by his daughter and son in law Rebecca and Danny Willard of Covington, grandchildren Danny Stephen & Jennifer Willard of Monroe, Holly & Shea Atkinson and Greg Willard, all of Covington, great grandchildren Kinadee Willard, Reshawn Willard, Caitlin Willard, Guinevere Grant, Konner Willard, Tara Leigh Carper and Xander Atkinson, brothers Herman and Jean Singleton and Leonard and Joanne Singleton all of Stockbridge. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday January 29th at 2:00 PM at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Between, Ga. with Rev. Richard Culpepper officiating. Friends may sign the online register at