LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —
Billy Joe Dennis Bays, 42, of Oneida, Ky., passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014.
He is survived by his wife Joanita Michelle Bays and three children, Cindy Horner and husband Brad, Georgia; Christan Bays, Oneida; and Nicholas Webb and wife Brianna, California; and the following grandchildren, Brinley Horner, Dayton Dufour, Bradley Horner and Bailey Horner.
He is also survived by his mother Julie Ellen Holland and the following brothers and sisters, Everett Benjamin Bays and wife Libby, Ricky Philemon Bays, Mary Carol Amaechi and husband Christopher, Dora Elizabeth Bays, and Dorothy Jane Bays; nieces and nephews, Christopher William Chima Amaechi, Benjamin Travis Bays, Gabriel Gerstorff, Austin Gerstorff, Elijah Leech, Julieagnes Chinwe Amaechi, Chioma Carol Amaechi, Christina Chika Amaechi, Leah Angelina Gerstorff, Maellenie Elizabeth Leech, Autumn Rayne Justina Grigsby, Emily Rose Bays Baylor Leech.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, April 30 at the Britton Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Rice, Paul Mitchell Collins and Nicholas Webb officiating. Burial will follow at the Bays Cemetery at Oneida.
Visitation was after 6 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the funeral hour.