Luther (Sonny) Hegwood, age 83, of Trion passed away Friday, February 5, 2021.

Sonny was owner of Hegwood Auto Parts in Chattanooga, TN, for over 30 years. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in LaFayette.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louie and Verna Hegwood; stepmother, Mildred Hegwood; sisters, Geneva Crane and Barbara Mann; brothers, Marvin (Curly) Hegwood, Larry (Red) Hegwood, and Greg Hegwood.

Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Joyce Hegwood; children, Mike (Stephanie) Hegwood, Kaye (Alan) Hix, and Nancy (Steve) Eaton; grandchildren, Shane Hegwood, Kaitlin (Perry) Klouda, Daulton Hegwood, Alison Hix, Kayla (Dylan) Flowers, Lily Eaton, Amelia Eaton, and Hudson Eaton; great grandchildren, Colton, Kinzi, Emma, and Jace; sister, Rose Dukes; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2021 at the LaFayette City Cemetery with Pastor Mike Peterson officiating.

Pallbearers are Alan Hix, Steve Eaton, Shane Hegwood, Perry Klouda, Daulton Hegwood, Dylan Flowers, and Mike Hegwood.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home prior to the service from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Flowers are welcome or donations can be made to The Gideons International –LaFayette Camp: P.O. Box 1163, LaFayette, GA 30728.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.