Billy Lee “Bill” DeShazier, 76, died Friday, Aug. 3.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late John and Bessie Highland DeShazier.
He had worked for Wolf Sales, Jones Exhaust, and Hassell Lumber Company for 28 years.
Services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Bobby Pickens officiating. Burial followed in the Graham Cemetery at Hardin County.
He is survived by a son, Johnny Lee DeShazier of Childers Hill, Tenn.; daughters, Norma Jean Wood of Savannah, Rachel Diane DeShazier and Penny Pipkin, both of Selmer; step-son, Stevie Smith of Selmer; step-daughter, Darlene Hottiman of Savannah; sisters, Clara Davis and Matlock Orlee Harville, both of Savannah; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Billy Louis DeShazier; step-son, Tony Smith; brother, Albert Bud DeShazier; sisters, Irene Johnson and Eunice Myrick Wise.