William Joseph Poss

Born: Fri., Feb. 6, 1948
Died: Fri., Jun. 18, 2010

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William Joseph “Billy” Poss, age 62, of Union Point, GA, died Friday, June 18, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Greene County, he was born on February 6, 1948 to the late Willie Dee Poss and Willie Lou Thompson Poss. Billy attended Greensboro High School and was a truck driver. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church of Greensboro. Billy enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing and talking and being with family and friends. He is survived by seven daughters, Kathy Jo Poss of Eatonton, GA, Marie Hagan of Union Point, GA, Patricia Randolph and husband Geoff of Atlanta, GA, Ashley Farmer and husband Russell of Siloam, GA, Megan Poss of Siloam, GA, Tori Poss of Eatonton, GA and Haley Poss of Eatonton, GA; two sons Kevin Poss and wife Kim of Gibson, GA and Keith Poss of Greensboro, GA; seven sisters, Mary Callaway Stewart and husband Joe of Madison, GA, Emma Dell Chandler of Greensboro, GA, Carolyn Hardy and husband Bill of Milledgeville, GA, Shirley Tate and husband Bo of Greensboro, GA, Barbara Bradley of Greensboro, GA, Melissa Hunter and husband Franklin of Washington, GA and Vicki Starr and husband Jim of Madison, GA; eleven grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Dianne Christian, Eleanor Silvey, Willie Rebecca Meek and Hazel Ruark. Graveside Services will be held on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenview Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday night at the McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Wanda McCannon
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
Dear Meagan & Family, I am so sorry to hear about Billy. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

   Posted Sun June 20, 2010

Jan Hallman
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
Ashley and Megan, So sorry to hear about your dad. He will be greatly missed. I remember meeting him when he used to pick up ingots at Novelis (Alcan). Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jan and David Hallman, Josh and Robert Holliday

emma dean holcomb
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
To Barbara and the rest of the family, so sorry for your loss. Emma Dean and Julian Holcomb

Tim,Marie,Cassie & Kellie Burden
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
Megan and Family: We were so sorry to hear about Mr.Billy. He was a very Good Man. He always treated Cassie like one of his own. We will keep you all in our prayers!!!

Cassie Burden
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
Megan. Im so sorry about your dad. You know he was like a second father to me. I'll never forget all the weekends I spent with you and him and all the talks we had in the kitchen while he made us breakfast. He is in a better place now and has no more pain. I'm always here for you. Your in my prayers.

   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
Just wanted to let yall know that your in my thoughts and prayers.

sandra beal jordan
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
To all the family,I am so sorry for your loss.He was a long time friend of our family and we thought he was a wonderful man.May God give you all comfort today and all the days ahead.With heartfelt sympathy. Gene and Sandra Jordan.

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Sun June 20, 2010
You are in out thoughts and prayers Brenda Lindsey and family

Dodie Meek Hodge
   Posted Mon June 21, 2010
Billy was my uncle on my moms side she was Willie Rebecca Meek she loved Billy dearlyI loved Billy dearly even though I did'nt keep in touch with him he knew I loved him.He was the only boy and was spoiled rotten.Iam sorry I was down for fathers day but I had to get back for Dr's appt.

Trenia & Al Seymour
   Posted Mon June 21, 2010
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Sincerely, Trenia, Al, and Kids

Shawn and Emily Edwards
   Posted Mon June 21, 2010
Your family is in our thoughts!

Mrs. Cheryl Dunmore
   Posted Tue June 22, 2010
May the personal memories the family and friends have of Mr. Poss be a source of comfort, and may the promises that God gives be your source of strength and hope. (Hosea 13:14) My deepest sympathy.

   Posted Wed June 23, 2010
I am sorry to hear of your loss. You all will be in my prayers.

Ann Wilson
   Posted Wed June 30, 2010
I am sorry about your loss. Billy will be missed very much. Ann Wilson

Connie Young McCullough
   Posted Tue July 13, 2010
To all the family I am so sorry to hear of Billy death.Our prayers are with the family.