Class of 1954
|The funeral service for retired
Midland Brake employee Billy M. Lacy of Paris will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at
McEvoy Funeral Home.
P. J. Scott of New Harmony Baptist Church, where Lacy was a member, will officiate. Burial will follow in Hansel Cemetery in Paris.
Chosen as pallbearers are Ray Anderson, Crockett Mathis, Larry French, Harold Waddy, Larry Thurman and Harold Phifer.
Friends will be honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and an hour before the service Thursday.
Lacy, 81, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Paris Health Care Center.
His wife, Roezona Landers Lacy, survives. They were married on Jan. 1, 1982.
Born Nov. 24, 1932, in Paris, he was a son of the late Frank Thomas Lacy and Elizabeth Avanelle Underwood Lacy.
Lacy retired as a machinist with Midland Brake after 30 years. He was a Grove High School graduate, class of 1954 and a sergeant first class in the Tennessee Army National Guard. A family member said he was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He enjoyed attending Henry County High School football games and loved animals.
Besides his wife, he leaves one daughter: Valerie (Greg) Godbott of Paris; two sons: Ken (Carol Pinson) Lacy of Paris and Tim (Mary Lynn) Lacy of Puryear; one sister: Betty Stubblefield (Bennie) Akers of Paris;
Seven grandchildren: Amber Leanne Lacy, James and Kaylynn Lacy and Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Ashlee and Roezona Godbott; two great-grandchildren: Kane and Ashlyn Aaron Price; and a niece, nephew and several cousins.
He also was preceded in death by a brother: N. Duane Lacy in 2003.
Memorials may be made to Tomorrow’s Hope Pregnancy Medical Clinic, 211 N. Brewer St., Paris.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
June 18, 2014 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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