Billy Joe Webb, 85, of Harrison, Tennessee, died on April 26, 2008.
He was born February 5, 1923, in Indian Mound, Tn., to the late Ernest and Ruby Webb. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force. He moved to Chattanooga to attend and graduate from Tennessee Temple College.
He was a faithful member of Highland Park Baptist Church where he served as an usher for many years and was a member of the Men's Bible Class.
He retired from Combustion Engineering where he worked at Plant 4. Billy was a faithful husband and a wonderful loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Billy loved to share his faith to assure people that "Jesus paid it all."
He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Faith, two sisters, Ernestine Gunter and Peggy Tate and a brother, Jack Webb.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Youree Webb; five daughters, Rebecca Grace Geoffrion, Joy (Sonny) Mays, Hope, (Rod) Morris, Ruby (Rickie) Climer, and Lisa (Jim) Lawrence; four brothers, Clay Webb, Jimmy Webb, Sonny Webb and Kenny Webb; three sisters, Sylvia Vincent, Doris Windham and Margaret Ann Parker. God blessed him with 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Bruce Howland will lead a celebration of his life on Tuesday at 10 a. m. in Asbury Chapel (on the campus of Highland Park Baptist Church). Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in Asbury Chapel on Monday, between 4-8 p.m.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the wonderful, kind, and loving care that he received from the staff at Alexian on Signal Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either of Billy's favorite ministries, Camp Joy, Highland Park Baptist Church, 1904 Bailey Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37404, or WDYN, 1815 Union Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37404.
Send condolences to www.CovenantFuneral.com.
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral and Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.