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William H. "Bill" Massey

Obituary Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018

William H. “Bill” Massey, age 81, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Mr. Massey was born on December 10, 1936 to the late Clyde and Jannette McKinney Massey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Melinda Massey; grandson, Tylor Massey, and two brothers. Mr. Massey was a member of Union Grove C.H. Church. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. Mr. Massey was a retired correctional officer with Lee Arrendale State Prison with 29 years of service. He loved his Country, loved gardening, and his flowers. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Beulah Mae Massey, of Alto; daughter and son-in-law, Anita and Tim Thurmond, of Gainesville; sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Melissa Massey, of Gainesville; Michael Massey, of Clarkesville; Brian and Amy Massey, of Alto; sister, Carolyn Ray, of Phenix City, AL; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 9, 2018 at Union Grove C.H. Church with Rev. Paul Flynn officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  

Mr. Massey will lie in state at the church from 10:30 a.m. to the service hour.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel.

Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Blvd., Baldwin, Georgia. 706-778-7123.

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Funeral Date
04/09/2018 at 11:00AM
Funeral Information

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 9, 2018 at Union Grove C.H. Churc

Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel
(706) 778-7123
1370 Industrial Blvd, Baldwin 30535