Muse, Bill

Former Chief Of East Ridge Police Department

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Bill Muse
Bill Muse

Bill Muse, 70, a resident of East Ridge, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Bill had lived in East Ridge for the past 39 years, as he served with the East Ridge Police Department and was honored to be named Chief of Police at one point throughout his tenure. He was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church in Tunnel Hill, and had a great love for hunting. Bill will be dearly missed by all those who knew him.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Janice Parsons Muse; son, Brandon; sister, Carol Jackson; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ed and Winnie Parsons; as well as other extended family and friends.

There will be no public service at this time.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Bill or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Muse family with these arrangements.



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