William Boyd Gifford, 56, passed away Monday May 14, 2018. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., to his parents, William and Frances Inez Dotson Gifford. William was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and will be missed by all who knew him. Mr. Gifford was preceded in death by his parents, William and Frances Gifford; paternal and maternal grandparents. Survivors include his sister, Karen Gifford; and niece Dusty Dye. And extended family Christopher Armour, and Amy. A memorial gathering will be held in the funeral home parlor on Friday, May 18, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia. An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.