James Warren Bills, age 71, passed away on September 17, 2017. Jimmy had been a resident of Fayetteville since he was a young boy and a member of the First United Methodist Church. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in accounting.
Jimmy was the Executive Director of the Fayetteville Housing Authority for 35 years. He was involved in various organizations throughout his life such as Fayetteville City School Board, Lions Club, Lincoln County Board of Commissions, and the Falcon Club. One of his highlights was being a radio broadcast announcer with Tommy Holland for the Lincoln County Falcons.
Jimmy and his wife, Becky, were their grandchildrens’ biggest fans whether that was cheering them on in volleyball, basketball, or baseball. If they were not with their grandchildren then you would find them spending time with friends. They loved to travel, go to the movies and out to eat.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, James Allen and Louise Bills, He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Becky; son, Jeff and wife, Brittany; daughter, Kim and husband, Matt; sister, Marsha Teeter; granddaughter, Sydney Rebecca Taylor; and grandsons, Dylan Warren Taylor, Robert Jackson Bills and Warren Maddox Bills.
Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 11 AM until 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James Warren Bills.