William Joseph "Bill" Webb

William Joseph "Bill" Webb, 74, of Harrison, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at his residence.

A lifelong resident of Hamilton County, he was an avid stock car fan and race car owner. He had worked with his father, Lander "Fatty" Webb in Webb’s Grocery Store on Highway 58 in the 40's and 50's.

He graduated from Tyner High School and served in the U.S. Army in the Ordnance Corp. He was a retired truck driver with TVA and a member of Teamsters Local #515.

He was the son of the late James Lander and Ruth Friar Webb. He also was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Ruth Webb; and a brother, Buddy Webb.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Alice McGee Webb; son and wife, James Louis "Jimmy" and Paige Webb; daughter and husband, Betina Joanne "Joanie" and Ken Dale, Ooltewah; two granddaughters, Gracee and Sarah, all of Ooltewah; an adopted son, David, and many others who called him Daddy Bill and Big Bill.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Lamar Gilbert officiating. Interment will be in Harrison Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alice Webb, P.O. Box 54, Harrison, TN 37341.


Submitted by Phebe Morgan