Mr. William "Bill" Ervin Metcalf
February 19, 2009
Mr. William "Bill" Ervin Metcalf, 72, a resident of Chapel
Dr. in Thomasville died Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Thomasville Medical
Bill was born March 1, 1936 in Newport, Tennessee (Cocke
County) a son of Roy and Glennie Johnson Metcalf. He has lived in the Davidson
County area for the past 35 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and attended Rich
Fork Baptist Church. Bill was an avid Hi Toms fan and coached many youth
baseball teams. Along with his wife Nellie, he volunteered at Thomasville
Medical Center and he was the founder of the Transportation Cart Program at the
hospital and also served as a driver. Bill was a baker for 37 years and retired
from Tasty Bakery n Thomasville where he baked the "Best Donuts ever".
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Arlene
Davis and a granddaughter, Miranda Metcalf.
On November 18, 1958 he married Nellie Brady who survives of
Also surviving is his daughter, Tammy Gailey and husband Joe
of Thomasville; two sons, Tim Metcalf and wife Lori and Terry Metcalf and wife
Dawn all of Thomasville; one sister, Louise Reeves of Greeneville, Tenn.; six
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, February 22, 2009 at
J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Bowers officiating.
Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at
the funeral home.
Flowers will be appreciated and memorials may be sent to
Metcalf Family Cemetery c/o Vernell Holt 3410 Old Fifteenth Rd., Del Rio, Tenn.
Or ALS Association Jim Catfish Hunter Chapter www.catfishchapter.org.
Online condolences may be sent to the Metcalf family at