April 2, 2013

Billy Hoyt Epperson

Mr. Billy Hoyt Epperson, 82, of Dalton, departed this life Monday afternoon, April 1, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

Billy was born March 20, 1931, in Dalton, a son of the late George and Irene Epperson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, W.H., Erwin, David, Jack and Harlan Epperson, and a sister, Frances Davison.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Epperson; sons and a daughter-in-law, Buddy and Lori Epperson, Gene Epperson, Scott Epperson and Brent Epperson; daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Paul Peavy, Billie Cochran, all of Chatsworth, Connie Thomison, Linda and Ronnie Hicks, and Phyllis Beasley; brother, Larry Epperson; sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Bobby Beavers, all of Dalton; 24 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Billy Hoyt Epperson will be Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Paul Peavy officiating.

Music will be provided by his great-grandson, Christian Harris.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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