Funeral Services for Mr. Billy Ray Ivy, age 70 of York, will be held on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 11 A.M. from the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Patricia Cruz Cruz officiating. Burial will follow in the Clay Memorial Cemetery in Cuba. Visitation for Mr. Ivy will be Sunday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.
Mr. Ivy, a retired converting supervisor for Georgia Pacific, died Friday, November 20th at Hill Hospital in York.
Survivors include his mother Mildred Irene Odom of Pascagoula, Mississippi; sons B.D. Ivy of Gainesville, Georgia; John Horton of Collinsville, Mississippi; Shea Chisolm of Lincoln, Alabama; daughters Elizabeth “Sissy” Ivy Upchurch of Cuba; Ginger Leigh Ivy of Kingwood, Texas; brother David Ivy of New Caney, Texas; sisters Barbara Jean Scott of Pascagoula, Mississippi; Johnnie McCrory of Houston, Texas; 4 grandchildren John Howard Rhodes, Katherine Elizabeth Chisolm, Emma Jeannette Chisolm, Connor Shea Chisolm; nephew Lee Scott.
Mr. Ivy was preceded in death by his fathers Johnnie Robert Ivy and Lasca Lee Odom, his wife Jeannette Webb Ivy, and daughter Amber Brooke Ivy.
Pallbearers: Oscar Newton, Danny Curtis, Jerry Snowden, Don Griffith, Horace “Rabbit” Richardson, Howard Rhodes. Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Dawkins, Ben Clayton, Cleveland Jones, Scott Dennis, Mike Morphis, G.P Converting Supervisors.