Billy Anderson Batey, age 76 of Watertown, died Monday evening, Aug. 29, 2016 at his residence.
Born Nov. 21, 1939, he was the son of the late Dink and Goldie Bandy Batey and was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Ray Batey in 2010 and by brothers, Don and Jim Batey.
Billy was retired from TRW Ross Gear where he was a mechanic for 38 yrs.
He is survived by his sons, Billy (Tracy) Batey of Watertown, Dean (Cindee) Batey of Manchester, Joe Batey of Watertown; daughter, Sissy (Jimmy) Cozart of Statesville; grandchildren, Kezney, Kaitlin, Danielle, Josh, Zachary and Brandy Batey, Jan Cozart and Heather Johnson; great grandchildren, Natalie, Logan, Swanson, Kenya, Jordan, Carley, Kannon, Londyn; sisters, Darlene, Mary and Faye and a brother, Terry Batey; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at Hunter Funeral Home; Bro. Roger Grisham officiated. Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Visitation was 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and prior to services Thursday. Interment was at Hillview Cemetery.
HUNTER FUNERAL HOME (615) 237-9318