Mr. John W. (Billy) Dempsey, age 68, of Canton, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2005 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005 from the Sosebee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike Mullinax officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Memorial Park. Mr. Dempsey was a retired mechanic. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law: Gary and Wanda Dempsey of Canton; daughter and son-in-law: Connie and Donnie Gable of Hoschton; daughter: Kim Dempsey of Marietta; brother: Jack Dempsey of Kennesaw; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren also survive. For online guestbook go to www.sosebeefuneralhome.com. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, is in charge of arrangements.