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Billy Joe Ezell

Billy Joe Ezell
Billy Joe Ezell, age 72, passed away on January 10, 2020.  He was born in Five Points, TN on June 15, 1947 and raised in Lawrence County.
Billy served his country honorably in the U.S. Army and owned Modern Renovators, Inc. He loved fishing and Ford Mustangs, but most of all, he loved the seven women in his life: his wife, two daughters, and four granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents: JP and Rosalie Marshall Ezell; his sisters: Doris Dickey and Charlotte Glass; and his brother: Kenneth Ezell.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Dian Smith Ezell; daughter: Tina Nelson (John) of Birmingham, AL; daughter: Traci Aday (Grant) of Madison, AL, granddaughters: Aubrie McFall, Lauren Nelson, Sydney Nelson, and Kaylie McFall; brothers: Bobby (Wanda) Ezell and Gerald (MaryNell) Ezell; brothers-in-law: Phil (Donna) Smith and Keith (Pam) Smith; sister-in-law: Hilda (Cliff); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Billy Joe Ezell were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 12, 2020 with T. R. Williams officiating. Interment followed at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN with full military honors. Pallbearers were: Travis Crews, Greg Augustin, Randy Fowler, David Sebold, Jimmy Corbin, and Tim Prince.
Family suggests memorials be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation and Davis Phinney Foundation. Condolences may be sent by way of our website at

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