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.