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William Hershel ('Groundhog') Lacy, Jr.

July 11, 1972 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 47)


Mr. William Hershel Lacy, Jr., best known as ‘Groundhog’, age 47, of Celina, TN passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Moultrie, GA.

There will be a private service with Kenny Westmoreland and Luke Collins officiating. Interment to follow in the Turkeytown Cemetery. All Mandates for social distancing WILL be enforced.

Groundhog is survived by 3 sons, Joshua Lacy and wife, Brianna of Livingston, TN, Jordan Lacy and Silas Lacy, both of Albany, KY; 1 daughter, Trinity Lacy also of Albany, KY; his parents, Hershel and Joyce Lacy of Celina, TN; 2 sisters, Tammy Sandlin, and husband, Steve of Murfreesboro, TN and LaDonna Hix and husband, Chris of Livingston, TN; Paternal Grandmother, Christine Lacy of Celina, TN; he is also survived by many uncles, aunts, nieces, and nephews as well as a special relationship with Lisa Renea Lacy and a multitude of friends who mourn his passing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the funeral expenses. Please call the funeral home at 243-3164 with any questions on how to contribute.

Note: In accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 38, all persons at funerals are strongly encouraged to follow the Health Guidelines and maintain appropriate social distancing as provided for herein to the greatest extent practicable, although it is further strongly encouraged that any large public celebration component of weddings and funerals be postponed or attended only by close family members. This information is subject to change per recommendation by the Federal Government and CDC.

Absolutely NO food allowed in the funeral home until further notice.

Social distancing will be practiced and no touching is encouraged.
The Upton-Hay Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of  Mr. William Hershael Lacy, Jr.- ‘Groundhog’.

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