Funeral  services  for  Mr. Billy E. “Duck” Stafford,  66,  of
the  Center  Grove  community  of Jackson County, Tennessee,
will  be  held  at  10  A.M.  on  Friday,  November  21,  2008,   at
Anderson  -  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Thursday  from  2  P.M. –
9 P.M., and Friday from 8 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Stafford passed away on Tuesday,  November 18, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
He was born December 12, 1941, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the   late   
Charles   R.   and   Olga  M.  Warren Stafford. On
December  1,  1960,  he  was  married  to
Jerline Stafford, his
wife of 48 years, who survives.

He was a truck driver,  who drove millions of miles without an
accident.  He  was  a  member  of  the  Center Grove Church  of
Christ, and a former Jackson County deputy.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he was preceded in death  by  
1
Grandchild:
Steven Dewayne Stafford;   and   1   Son-in-Law:
Jedediah Deming.

Survivors   include   
His  wife:  Jerline Stafford of the Center
Grove community of Jackson County, TN;   
2   Sons:   Jimmy E.
and Sharon Stafford of Dayton, Ohio, and  Stevie D. and Tonya
Stafford of Gainesboro, TN;   
2    Daughters:   Deb  Deming  of
Cookeville, TN, and Kathy and Corky Trisdale of Baxter, TN;
12
Grandchildren:   
Jimmy, Jr., Brandon,  Tamara,  Candice,  and
Casey Stafford;  Kelly (Tiffany)  and  Jayra  Deming;  Samantha
(Cody) Clark;  Crystal (Blake) Maberry;   Tyler  Trisdale;  Mikala
Tingley;   and   David   Muncy;    
9    Great-Grandchildren;   1
Brother:
  Lee   Stafford   of   Bloomington   Springs, TN; and 1
Sister:
 Linda (Billy) Baker of Gainesboro, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Happy
Haven Home for Children by contacting the funeral home.

Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home