Billy Wayne “Wild Bill” Gattis


Billy Wayne “Wild Bill” Gattis, 65, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, at his residence.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Pine Ridge Missionary Baptist Church in Joaquin with Bro. Jeff Spring and Bro. Mark Woolf officiating.  Interment will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery.  Visitation will be held prior to the service at Pine Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, beginning at 12:00 noon.
Mr. Gattis was born February 24, 1951, in Jacksonville, to George Stokes Gattis and Fannie Flora Atkerson Gattis.  He loved fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
He is survived by
Wife: Dorothy Gattis of Joaquin
Chasity Dean and husband, Troy
Ricky Nunley and wife, Holly
Keisha Byrd
Shaunda Byrd and husband, Dusten
Shelby Emerson and wife, Faith
Jamie Gattis and wife, Betty
Teresa Gattis
19 Grandchildren
2 Great Grandchildren
Brothers and Sisters:
Earl Wayne Gattis
Lee Gattis and wife, Marie
Hazel Croft
Mary Snow
Sandra Sanford
Brenda Armstrong and husband, Jack
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
2 Grandchildren
Parents: George Stokes Gattis and Fannie Flora Atkerson Gattis
Brothers: Richard Gattis, Ray Gattis

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