Pastor Bill McCall
Pastor Bill McCall was born in Dickson, Tenn., on Aug. 13, 1947, the son of the late Joe Henry and Mary Leslie Trice McCall.
On May 8, 1970, he was united in marriage to Carol Marie Ward, who survives.
Mr. McCall was a veteran of the National Guard. He retired after 30 years from the Adamsville Police Department where he served as Adamsville police chief. Mr. McCall was pastor of New Hope Fellowship Church in Adamsville. He was a resident of Hardin County for 25 years, McNairy County for 20 years and Chester County for 20 years. Mr. McCall was a member of Fraternal Order of Police in McNairy County, Savannah Bowling Church League, Carl Perkins Child Abuse Prevention Center where he was a former board member and he helped start the Adamsville High School Bible curriculum. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, listening to gospel music, singing and playing guitar, farming, law enforcement and gospel ministry. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and his grandchildren. Mr. McCall loved all types of animals. He had a special friend Roscoe, their family pet.
Mr. McCall departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 3, in Jackson, Tenn., at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 21 days.
In addition to his wife Carol of Crump, he is survived by his children, Angie Hutton and her husband Lannie of Adamsville, and Robin Hutson and her husband Jeff of Clinton, Ky.; two grandchildren, Colby Hutton and Tyler Hutton; two sisters, Delores Woods of Parsons, Tenn., and Judy Williams and her husband Jimmy of Lewisburg, Tenn.
Mr. McCall is also survived by a very special sister-in-law, Caron Sharp of Lewisburg, Tenn.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Patsy Whaley; and one brother, Bobby Sharp.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m., at New Hope Fellowship Church in Adamsville with Larry Rich, Jon Ross Reaves, Chuck Gremmels, Roger Hubanks, and Wes Tibbs officiating. Burial followed in the Crump Cemetery at Crump.