April 18, 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; sister, Frances Davison.    

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Epperson; sons and daughter-in-law, Buddy and Lori Epperson, Gene Epperson, Scott Epperson, Brent Epperson; daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Paul Peavy, Billie Cochran, all of Chatsworth, Connie Thomison, Linda and Ronnie Hicks, 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, nieces and nephews.  

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Billy Hoyt Epperson will be Saturday 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 from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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