Mr. Massey died Wednesday at his Oakwood Drive residence.
He was the son of the late John Thomas and Annie Pack Massey, and the husband of the late Evelyn Musgrave Massey, who preceded him in 1997.
Bill was a 1935 graduate of Marshall County High School, retired from the City of Lewisburg as a Building Codes Inspector, and had worked as a lab operator for Borden's Company.
Survivors include a son, Bill Massey of Franklin; four grandchildren, Timothy Massey of Franklin, Jared Massey of Clarksville, David Massey of Franklin, Diana Massey Stockton of CLarksville; and four great-grandsons: James Keegan Stockton, William Taylor Massey, Michael Garrett Massey and William Jared Massey.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
'I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enuogh happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys in life appear much bigger. I wish you enough gain to satisfy your wanting. I wish you enough loss to appreciate all that you possess. I wish enough 'Hellos' to get you through the final 'Good-bye.''
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