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William Givens

December 24, 1944 — April 13, 2020

Born in Nasvhille, Tennessee on December 24, 1944 Departed on April 13, 2020 and resided in Cedar Hill, Tennessee Life Celebration-Family: Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center Room: Memorial GardensFriday April 17, 2020 1:00pm to 1:30pm

William Dee Givens, age 75 of Cedar Hill passed away on April 13, 2020 at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

He was born on December 24, 1944 to the late Junior Givens and Lorene Buttery Givens in Nashville.

Mr. Givens was a member of Bethel Freewill Baptist Church and worked for many years as a maintenance technician for RG Electrical Contractors before retiring. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working cattle, hunting and fishing. In the spring he would plant peonies just for Wanda in their garden.

Mr. Givens will be remembered as a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather and friend.

Mr. Givens is preceded in death by his parents, Junior Dee Givens and Lorene (Charles) Mackey; sister, Linda Baker; brothers, Alan Givens, Roy Givens, Gary Givens and Paul Givens; and grandson, Giff Hudson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Wanda Givens; children, Karen (Randy) Binkley, Tracy (Shelly) Givens and Daniel (Lindsey)Givens; grandchildren, Tisha Welck, Roseann Hudson, Shelby Givens, Nicholas Givens and Everleigh Givens; great grandchildren, Jacob Hudson, Conner Hudson, Brandon Brown, Gunner Brown, Giff Hudson, Jr., and JD Hudson and brother, Johnny Givens.

A Life Celebration will be held at a later date due to the restrictions on gatherings. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bethel Freewill Baptist Church: P.O. Box 146 Chapmansboro, TN 37035.
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The family will have a private graveside service on Friday, April 17th at 1pm with Brother Barry Raper officiating, burial will follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172.

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172. 615-384-5437

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