Billy Lee Damron, 79, of Kennett, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.
Born Sept. 26, 1931, in Kennett, son of the late Max Damron and Verdie Benson Damron, he was a self-employed carpenter.
On July 26, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Dorothy Frye.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Damron, of Kennett; one son, Tim Damron, of Kennett; one daughter, Vickie Cross, of Kennett; one sister, Earlene Akers, of Kennett; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by one son, Rick Damron; one half-brother, Jake Marler; one brother, Paul Damron, and six sisters.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, May 16, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Bob Taylor officiating.