Leland (Bill) F. Revis, 94, died peacefully in his sleep on Mar 24, 2023, in Starr Regional Hospital in Athens, TN. Bill was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Dayton, TN to Richard and Mattie Revis of Old Washington. He married Mary Ella Sullivan of Dayton in 1949 and had 2 children, Billy Lynn and Rhonda Ann. They moved to Bradenton, FL in 1953 where he was a contractor building custom homes for the next 30 years. They returned to Dayton in 1983, and he continued building custom homes for another 40 years. He loved golfing, boating, fishing, dancing and oysters. His gift was being mechanically inclined to fix anything with an engine and create custom woodwork, our MacGyver. He was loved by anyone who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his wife Mary of 64 years, his son Billy at age 24, parents, 3 brothers, Joe, Buddy and Richard Revis, and 2 sisters, Mary Ellen Gornik, Hazel Brady.
Bill is survived by his only child & caretaker, Rhonda Bolding, of Naples, FL, and only grandchild, Chris Benfield of Dayton, 2 great granddaughters, Ashlyn Benfield of Athens and Gabby Benfield of Chattanooga Tn.
He is sorely missed by his family and forever loved! The family will receive frineds on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 2-4 PM at the Rhea Central Church of God located at 866 Dayton Mountain Highway in Dayton, TN. A memorial service will follow the visitation time at 4:00 PM also at the church. You can however share a memory of Bill and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.