May 11, 1936 - July 17, 2019
Billy Edward McCracken, 83, of Bristol, TN went to Heaven to be reunited with his loving wife on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. He was born in Russell County, VA on May 11, 1936, a son of the late Washington and Thelma McCracken. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife of 58 years, Nila Sue McCracken; one granddaughter, Jennifer Sue McCracken; three sisters, Dolly Kennedy, Peggy Reed, and Jerry Craft; and one brother, Rev. Bobby Wayne McCracken. He was a resident of Bristol, TN for most of his life and retired from Davis Pipe and Welding. He was of the Baptist Faith and had attended Liberty Independent Church. He was a farmer and loved antiques, old cars, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a loving care giver and provider for his family. He is survived by his three sons, Rick McCracken and wife Ann, Benny McCracken and wife Jenni, and Dennis McCracken and wife Bessie; four daughters, Connie Hardin and husband Guy, Sandy Marshall, Pamela Shipley and husband Randy, and Sherry Fleenor; one sister, Dorothy Harr and husband John; two brothers, Charles McCracken and wife Helen, and J.D. McCracken and wife Andra; caring friend Mary McCracken; 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Friday, July 19, 2019 at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm Friday at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services with Pastor Scott Spence officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 am Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA. Pallbearers will be his sons and grandsons. Those who wish to attend the committal service is asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 am Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Ballad Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.BlevinsCares.com. Mr. McCracken and his family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services.(276) 669-6141.
Billy Edward McCracken, 83, of Bristol, TN went to Heaven to be reunited with his loving wife on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. He was born in Russell County, VA on May 11, 1936, a son of the late Washington and Thelma McCracken. In addition to... View Obituary & Service Information
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