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Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home

429 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN

OBITUARY

Billy "Cowboy" Charles Pass

March 7, 1926September 18, 2019
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Billy Charles Pass, 93, of Lebanon, Tennessee, died on September 18 of heart failure. Born March 7, 1926, he is predeceased by his parents Edwena and Noah Pass, his son, James Allen, and grandchildren James Randall Looney and Audrey Williams, and siblings Opal, Ramona, Bob and Brenda.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; four daughters, Sheila Leggett, Connie Wallace (Jay); Mary Ann Williams (Eric) and Amy Garton (James); grandchildren P.A. Bowler (Lisa), Michele Welch (David), Amanda Babonas, Allen Pass, Katie Williams and Sarah and Morgan Garton; great-grandchildren, Fletcher (Michelle), Alexandra, Piper (Nathaniel), Casey, Landon, Logan, Lincoln and Bruce.

He grew up in Appalachia, working as a coal miner after World War II; but he was a very successful entrepreneur at heart. He owned Joywood Market Grocery, sold real estate and founded a health food store in Dickson, Tn.

Cowboy was a man of strong character who loved greatly. He served with distinction in General Patton’s Army in World War II. He was a proud 60 year member of Masons’ Ionic Lodge # 254 as well as Scottish Rite, York Rite and a Shriner. He loved hunting and fishing, never met a stranger and cherished his family.

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 pm on October 13 at Hibbett and Hailey Funeral Home, 429 Donelson Pike, Nashville, TN 37204, with family visitation beginning at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Shriners’ Children’s Hospital or Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.

  • DONATIONS

  • Shriners’ Children’s Hospital or Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Sunday, October 13, 2019

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