Billy Eason Magers, 79, of Bath Springs, TN, passed away Saturday, March 26th, at Hardin County Hospital.
Billy graduated from Scotts Hill High School and attended Goodman, MS Junior College. He was a member of Scotts Hill Church of Christ. He married Brenda Rushing January 17, 1964 and Bridgett, the joy of their lives, was born June 20, 1970.
Billy served in the US Army. He retired from the Jackson Fire Dept. after 25 years and entered another phase of his life....developing land at Bob's Lake in Bath Springs, where he built his home. He loved hunting, fishing and trading anything from automobiles, boats to knives and guns.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernal & Reba Eason Magers, an infant sister, Norma Jean Magers.
He is survived by his daughter, Bridgett (Randy) Elliott, of Stantonville, TN; a grandson, Landon Magers Elliott; the love of his life, Brenda Rushing Magers, of Decaturville; a special sister-in-law, Becca (Jerry) Jones, of Jackson; a special cousin, Margaret Goff Dyer, of Scotts Hill.
His Funeral Service will be held at Reed's Chapel, Scotts Hill, TN, at 1 PM on Wednesday, March 30th, with Masonic Rites at the funeral home and Military Rites at the graveside. Interment will be at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Parsons.
Visitation will be Tuesday 5 PM - 9 PM and Wednesday 11 AM until service.
The family requests no food be brought to the funeral home.
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