Billy J. Prickett

Published 9:59am Thursday, April 18, 2013

Billy J. Prickett 76,  of Dadeville, AL. passed away on April 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the chapel of Alabama Funeral Homes in Dadeville, AL. with Interment following the service in Tallapoosa Co. Memory Gardens. Pastor Rodney Siggers and Rev. Ronny Jennings to officiate. The family will greet friends from 1:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Mr. Prickett is survived by his loving wife Betty Prickett ; four children Robin ( Randy) Foster , Johnny Prickett , Cathy (David) Cook and Ed (Marian) Prickett;  7 grandchildren Zach (Ammie) Foster, Miranda ( Courtney) Heard, Erik (Stacy) Prickett, Ian (Britt) Foster, Brenton (Lindsey) Prickett, Melissa Hamby and Mason Hamby; 5 great-grandchildren Cameron Heard, Madison, Brody, Payton and Briley Prickett. Brothers and Sisters Doc Prickett, Bob ( Betty) Prickett, Peggy Wesson, Cheryl ( Gerald) Fredricks, Robert (Joy) Edwards and Michael (Connie) Edwards.

He was preceded in death by his parents Aaron and Annie Prickett; daughter-in–law Rhonda Prickett and grandson Chad Prickett.

Mr. Prickett was born on May 12, 1936 in Sylacauga, AL. He raised his children in Harpersville, AL., then moved to Dadeville, AL in 1982. Mr. Prickett coached Dixie Youth Baseball for many years, was a avid supporter of DHS Baseball and Softball, and the 2000 recipient of the Eddie Williams award. But the thing that gave him the most joy in his life was his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

“Roll Tide Daddy”, you will be missed.

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