Billy Denny, age 93, of Cookville, Texas, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. He was born on August 16, 1929, to William Elbert and Alice Watson Denny. He was a proud Veteran of the Korean War, worked for Lone Star Steel, and spent most of his adult life working as a carpenter. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Cookville, Texas.
He is survived by his daughters, Alfreda Quinn and husband, Henry, Retta Derrick and husband, Donald, Dana Covey and husband, Bill, and Cindy Brooks; nephews, Bruce and Brad Nicholson; stepson, Chris Richards; and stepdaughter, Cathy Richards Vickers. He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William Elbert and Alice Watson Denny; first wife, Edna Denny Simons; second wife, Alvis Richards Denny; sister, Betty Nicholson, and grandson, Billy Heath Derrick.