William “Billy” Scobey, 49, of Obion, Tennessee, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, Miss.
Born Saturday, June 17, 1972, in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Donnie L. Scobey and the late Minnie Maclin Scobey.
He was a retired paramedic and served on the EMS Strike Team. Mr. Scobey was a member of the Obion Fire Department and had formerly served with the Newbern Fire Department, where he reached the rank of lieutenant. He was the founding member of the band Faultline 155.
Funeral services for Mr. Scobey were set for 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern. Officiating the service was the Rev. Archie Larry. Interment was to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation was held Monday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Cutler Scobey of Obion; two daughters, Lilli Callens of Obion and Emalee Collins (Austin) of Union City, Tennessee; one brother, Barry Scobey (Connie) of Newbern; and one sister, Cindy Pledge (Jackie) of Newbern.
Honoring Mr. Scobey as pallbearers will be Alan Scobey, Jeff Austin, Clint Scobey, Daryl Holder, Justin Wright and Austin Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be David Scobey, Johnny Ray and Roy Albright.
Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William “Billy” Scobey.