William Arthur “Poppy” Honeycutt

Published 9:19 am Tuesday, December 22, 2015

William Arthur “Poppy” Honeycutt, 62, of Johnson City, left his mansion on his hill, for his mansion in the sky, Saturday, December 19, 2015, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Born March 5, 1953 in Baltimore, Md., to the late William Buster and Mae Haun Honeycutt, he grew up in Elizabethton.
Billy was a 1971 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was retired as an Undercover Narcotics Detective with the Richmond, Virginia Police Department. Prior to that, he was employed by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department from July 1977 to July 1978, the Elizabethton Police Department from 1975 to 1977, and the Johnson City Police Department in 1984. He attended the Fountain of Life Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Freeman Honeycutt, and their furry baby, “Bailey,” his children, Aimee Richardson, Chad Honeycutt, Ro and Candice Griffin and Andrew Honeycutt; his step-children, Rhonda Sherman, Chris and Tabatha Usary and Tim and Brandi Melton; his grandchildren, Devin, Eliza, Mackenzie, Kennedy, Marley, Reilly, Jeriah, Dallas, Evan, Maggie, Jacob, Lucas, Noah, Taylor, Logan, Chloe and Korbin; his siblings, Dean, Gail, Lucy, Cindy and Philip; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for William Arthur “Poppy” Honeycutt will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 23, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jason Hodge officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, December 24, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Chad Honeycutt, Andrew Honeycutt, Marley McConnell, Philip Honeycutt, Jeff McCloud and Steve Lyles. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the Honeycutt family at our website at www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Honeycutt family.

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