William Walter "Bill" Hennessee, Jr.

William Walter "Bill" Hennessee, Jr.

Male 1934 - 2017  (83 years)

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  • Name William Walter "Bill" Hennessee 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 28 Apr 1934  Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt Birth Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 7 Nov 2017  Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I535  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2017 

    Father William Walter "Buddy" Hennessee,   b. 28 Jan 1912, Sheffield, Colbert County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1965, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Sybil Pauline Riner,   b. 13 May 1915, Lawrence County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 2015  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1933  Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1940  (Florence) Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F209  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ruby Wallace 
    Children 
     1. Susan Grace Hennessee
     2. William Russell Hennessee,   b. 29 Jun 1954, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1985  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F210  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Delilah Grigsby 
    Married 1967 
    Children 
     1. Steven Wayne Hennessee,   b. 18 Jul 1957, Colbert County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 2016, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Robert David Hennessee
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F211  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Pamela "Pam" Hodges 
    Married Y  [3, 4
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F438  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1934 - Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Birth - - Lauderdale County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 2017 - Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Walter 'Bill' Hennessee (1934-2017)
    William Walter "Bill" Hennessee (1934-2017)

  • Notes 
    • William (Bill) Hennessee, 83, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at his home with his wife, Pamela, and family by his side. Visitation will be today at Elkins Funeral Home from noon until 1 p.m. A service will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will follow at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Sybil Hennessee; sons, Russell and Steve Hennessee; and in-laws, Walter and Lucille Mays

      He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Pamela Hennessee; daughters, Susan Ciambella and Rhonda Hennessee; sons, Bob Hennessee, Greg Hodges, Vic Hodges (Kelley), and Wally Hodges; brother, Horace Hennessee (Ruby); 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and special family friends; and his little buddy, Scooter the dog.

      Mr. Hennessee was born in Lauderdale County and retired from Ford Motor Company and Chrysler. He had owned a number of successful business’s including Pam’s Pottery, Sportstich, and many others. He, with his wife, raised there children. He was a member of Stoney Point Church of Christ and a great husband and father.

      The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Helen Keller and the ambulance service for their kindness and special friend David Cox for all he has done for the family. The family thanks all those that have sent food and many other acts of kindness.

      In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; Shiners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607; or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.

      Elkins Funeral Home invites you to leave your condolences at elkinsfuneralhome.com.

      “The time was near, and no one knew

      You would leave so quick, without a clue

      Your eyes, your smile, your voice so sweet,

      I know some day we will once again meet,

      I Love You,”

      -Pamela Hennessee

      “Thanks for being my Dad and best friend.”

      -Wally

      “Daddy spread your wings and fly high.” [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1242] "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V1PM-9D9 : accessed.

    2. [S11774] William Walter "Bill" Hennessee, Obituary, submitted by Clay Underwood, claynola@sbglobal.net, Monday, November 13th, 20.

    3. [S8215] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hennessee&GSiman=1&GScid=26726&GRid=148520406&.

    4. [S11775] William Walter "Bill" Hennessee, Obituary, http://www.timesdaily.com/obituaries/william-hennessee/article_690e7db1-9cdd-.