Billy Joe Counce, Sr. age 85 of Florence, Alabama passed away Saturday August 15, 2020. Visitation will be Monday August 17, 2020 from 5:00 -7:00 pm. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. Service will be Tuesday August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am at Colbert Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be his son, Billy Counce, Jr. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens.
Billy Joe was a graduate of Mars Hill Bible School and retired from Reynolds Metals. He served in the U.S. Army, 4th Armored Division. He was a member of Cross Point Church of Christ.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Cora Counce, wife, Joyce Marie Counce; sister, Betty Black.
Billy is survived by his sons: Billy Joe Counce, Jr. (Lisa) and Brad Counce (Emily); grandchildren, Garrett, Cody, Connor, Wyatt, AnnMarie, and Dillon; brothers, Noel Counce (Wanda) and David Counce (Jean); brother-in-law, Jimmy Black; sisters, Faye Greenhill (late husband, Loy), Rozella Kitchens (Herman), and Marie McCorkle (Joe); numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, and Joe McCorkle and Bobby Malone.
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