William Quincey Yancey
  • 87 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 31, 1925
  • Date of passing: Jun 6, 2012
Let the memory of William be with us forever

William Quincey Yancey, 87, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Wednesday, June 6th 2012 .

He was the widower of Rita Elliott Yancey and the son of the late Johnnie Thomas and Isabel Grace Yancey. He was a member of Grassy Creek Baptist Church and a retired farmer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 9th 2012 at Grassy Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Woodrow Freeze III. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Wanda Yancey Duncan of Clarksville, Margaret Yancey Hart of Grassy Creek, two grandsons and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Yancey Adcock.

Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Friday, June 8th 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home of his daughter.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Yancey family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lynn Claiborne on 9th June 2012

"Wanda,
I was so sad to hear of your dads passing.  When I think of him my  first memory is how he always had a smile and hug for me every time I saw him.  I love you Wanda and I am so sorry for your loss.  You're a very special person and friend.  Deepest sympathy."

This tribute was added by Wayne Hudson on 7th June 2012

"Wanda and Margaret, Sadden to hear the loss of Quincy. I can see him at the store sitting back with the other guys laughing and talking about good times during the time I spent there. I want you both to know I love you very much and you are in my thoughts and prayers. Remember, He has made his journey home forever but, has left fond memories in your hearts to cherish until you meet again."

This tribute was added by N Helmick on 7th June 2012

"Our deepest sympathy on the loss of Quincy.  Such a wonderful Dad and friend.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.  May your memories carry you in these darkest days.  God Bless you all.  We love you!....Nouvelle and Buster"


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