Funeral service for Mr. Billy Joe Wolaver, Sr., age 77, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 3 PM on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held at 12 PM until time of service at 3 PM on Sunday.
Mr. Wolaver was born on December 8, 1941 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Alma Payne Wolaver and William Madison Wolaver, Jr. He owned W&H Sheet Metal since 1967. He was a member of Vanntown Baptist Church. He was well known for his horsemanship with quarter horses in barrel racing and pole bending. Mr. Wolaver passed away on February 6, 2019 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Sandy Wolaver; sons, Joey (Jennifer) Wolaver and Jamie (Shawn) Wolaver all of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Lee Wolaver, Shelby (Heath) Thomas, Jessica Delap, Robbie Wolaver, Ty Wolaver, Taylor Wolaver, Alyssa Thompson, and Sadie Wolaver; three great-grandchildren; and siblings, Clarence (Becky) Wolaver, Carol Ann (Paul) Shelton, and Jimmy (Oneita) Wolaver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Jana Michelle Wolaver.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vanntown Baptist Church Building Fund, 45 N Vanntown School Rd, Flintville, TN 37335. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Billy Joe Wolaver.