Billy Attaway 1984-2018



Billy Bob Attaway, 33, of Quinlan went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in Terrell. Funeral services celebrating his life were held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Ridin High Cowboy Church in Union Valley with Kenny Stone officiating. Interment was immediately following at Hooker Cemetery in Rains County.

Serving as Pallbearers were Chris Burg, B.J. Carter, Texas Cowart, Hunter Carter, Roy Barber, Bryce Barber, Cody Neal, Landon Helton, Ivan Solis, Jose Talonia, Terry Helton, Blake Johnson, and Landon Hoff. Honorary Pallbearers were QSA 2nd and 3rd grade Panthers Basketball Team.

He was born on Aug. 25, 1984 in Wylie. He is the son of Sherrye Attaway. He was raised in Quinlan and graduated from Ford High School in 2002 and later attended Tarleton State University. He honorably served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. He married the former Miss Amanda Frazier on Sept. 15, 2007. He worked for the Hunt County Sheriff’s Department as a Corrections Officer. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sheila Rogers Attaway; uncle, Billy C. Attaway; and aunt, Jean Attaway LaRue. Hey was a loving husband and father who spent countless hours with his sons and family. He devoted much of his time to coaching little league basketball, baseball and football and being a role model to his sons and many other young men. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved contributing to his community, and enjoyed spending time working with livestock. He was a Lay Pastor at Higher Ground Cowboy Church. His loving heart was always with his family and he will continue to watch over them thru eternity.

He is loved and will be missed by his loving wife, Amanda; mother, Sherrye Attaway Burge of Quinlan; sons, Garrett Davis of Quinlan and Eli Attaway of Quinlan; brothers, Chris Burg and wife, Felicia of Quinlan, Texas Cowart of Quinlan and Dwayne Cowart Jr. of Quinlan; sister, Lisa Melton of Quinlan; grandfather, Bobby Attaway Sr. of Lone Oak; father-in-law, Tim Frazier and wife, Glenda of Quinlan; mother-in-law, Lucinda Johnson of Arizona; grandparents-in-law, Virgil and Aletta Hurley  of Quinlan; brothers-in-law, Stevie Frazier of Quinlan, Jason Frazier and wife, Amanda of Lake Whitney and Kevin Palin and wife, Sara; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends.