Obituary: Billy Boyce

Funeral services for Billy Boyce, 38, of Athens are scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Athens Church of God. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens.

Billy Boyce passed away on September 11, 2018 in Athens.

Billy Boyce Jr. was born November 5, 1979 in Athens, Texas the son of Billy Boyce Sr. and Tracy Louise Baker Boyce. He attended the Athens Church of God and one of the things he greatly enjoyed doing was preaching. There was never a time when Billy wasn’t trying to make people smile and he was known as a hard worker. He loved his family dearly, especially his little brother Michael and his nieces and nephews.

Billy is preceded by his maternal grandparents, Ernest and Betty Baker and his paternal grandfather Franklin Boyce.

He is survived by his parents Billy and Tracy Boyce of Athens; one brother Michael Boyce and wife Savannah of Athens; two nieces and two nephews, Logan Boyce, Jasmin Boyce, Cash Boyce, Graceland Boyce all of Athens and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 until Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Athens Church of God.

Serving as pallbearers: John Young, Clifton Acker, Andy Bourland, Johnny Cooper, James Curry, Freddie Baker and Randy Davis.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home family.

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