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William Nelson "Bill" Derryberry

August 4, 1926 — February 15, 2024

Franklin

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William Nelson “Bill” Derryberry, age 97 of Franklin, TN passed away February 15, 2024.  Bill was born in Maury County, TN and made his home in Williamson County, TN for many years.  Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He met the love of his life, Christine in Cherokee, AL and referred to that special place as his second home. He was the owner and operator of Tennessee Valley Paving Company. He was an avid antique car collector.   Preceded in death by wife, Christine Hargett Derryberry; parents, Felix T. and Mattie Ellen Parrish Derryberry.   Survived by:  children, William Michael (Helen) Derryberry, Angie Carolyn (Ernie) Moore and Bryan Tracey (Meridith) Derryberry; grandchildren, Ernest Francis III (Ghimel) Moore, Marc Christopher (Kassie) Moore, Christine Marie Moore (Paul) Nasri, Cameron Tracey Derryberry and Cooper William Derryberry; great grandchildren, Katalina Moore, Ernest F. Moore IV, Max Moore, Chase Moore, Elise Moore, Paul Nasri, Jr., Angie Nasri and Philip Nasri.  Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Ronnie Johnson and Gary Fewell officiating.  Interment Williamson Memorial Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Paul Mangrum, Bodie Mangrum, Pete Mangrum, LePolodo Sabedra, George Ingram Jr., Jimmy Crafton, Cameron Derryberry and Cooper Derryberry.  Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Knight, Jerry Caldwell, William Andrews, John McCord, Jimmy Nichols, Paul King, Madonna Osborne, Karen Moore, Dan Eubank, present and former employees of Tennessee Valley Paving Company. The family wanted to pay special honor to friends that have gone before him, Gene Cross, Wilson Vaden, Neil Barnhill, Odell Hamm, Herman Hill and Pete Gunnell.  He truly missed their friendship over the years and they meant so much to him and his family.  Visitation will be 4:00PM-8:00PM Monday and one hour prior to the service at  WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289 williamsonmemorial.com

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Visitation

Monday, February 19, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service

3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service

3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service

3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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