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William Dorris "Billy" Bucy

June 24, 1930 — October 21, 2022

William Dorris “Billy” Bucy, age 92 of Puryear, TN, died Friday, October 21, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran, serving in both the Vietnam and Korean Wars.  He formerly worked at Holley Carburetor and PTL in Paris, JB Hunt Trucking as a truck driver, and Walmart in Murray, KY.  Billy enjoyed farming and formerly owned Bucy’s Value Mart in Puryear, TN.  He was a member of East Wood Church of Christ in Paris.

Billy was born June 24, 1930, in Buchanan, TN, to the late Willie Brooks Bucy and the late Irma Atkins Bucy.

He was married to Luzvisminda “Lucy” Ferrer Bucy, who preceded him in death on November 8, 2015.

He is survived by one son, Billy Bucy of Puryear, TN; one stepdaughter, Lolitya Soriano of San Diego, CA; one stepson, Deo (Melita) Soriano of San Diego, CA; four grandchildren, Lorraine (Anthony) Palmeda, Deomel (Shadette) Soriano, Jericho Soriano, and Jade Locita Bucy; and three great grandchildren, Madeline Soriano, Sabin Soriano, and Victoria Luz Gallegos.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Roger Lee Bucy.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated.  A memorial service will be held at East Wood Church of Christ at a later date.

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