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William "Billy" Robert Daffin, III

February 21, 1935 ~ January 27, 2019 (age 83)

William Robert “Billy” Daffin age 83 of Marianna passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Jackson Hospital.  Billy was born on February 21, 1935 in Cottondale, Florida to the late William Robert”Buster”, Sr. and Mozelle Reynolds Daffin. He was a native of Jackson County and was a veteran of the United States AirForce. Billy worked for the Marianna Fire Department for twenty years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a member of Pilgrim Rest Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Billy is survived by his son William Robert Daffin, IV and wife Cheryl of Grand Ridge, Florida, two daughters Rita Kay Williams and husband Lummie P. of Marianna, Darla Renee Lipford and special friend Kenny Harden of Marianna, two brothers Thomas L. Daffin and wife Betty of Tennessee, Kenneth Daffin and wife Gail of Cottondale, nine grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren.

Services for Billy will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the Marinna Chapel Funeal Home with Rev. Ellis Vickery officiating. Interment will follow in the First United Methodist Church of Cottondale with military honors. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home  from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

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