Roy Blount (4-22-16) service 4-24-16

Roy Dean Blount was born on July 11, 1941, in Hardin County, the son of the late Jones William and Beulah Harrison Blount. Mr. Blount had lived in Hardin County his entire life and worked for the Hardin County Highway Department, where he was employed as a heavy equipment operator for more than 15 years.  He was a member of Sinner’s Hope Church in Milledgeville.
Mr. Blount enjoyed fishing and collecting antique toys. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.
He departed this life on Friday, April 22, at Savannah Healthcare at the age of 74 years, 9 months, and 11 days.
He is survived by three sons, Jeff, Vance and Chad Blount, all of Savannah; one sister, Virginia Ann McFall of Corinth, Mississippi; one brother, Paul Blount of Savannah; 11 grandchildren, Jeremy Blount, Britney Blount, Acey Blount, Gunnar Blount, Zach Northcutt, Reeves Northcutt, Cody Northcutt, Ava Northcutt, Haley Wilson, Zac Chrisman and Logan Chrisman; three great-grandchildren, Ava Young, Addison Boswell and Caroline Benson.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde and Bruce Blount.
Services were held on Sunday, April 24, at 1:30 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Lloyd Blankenship officiating. Burial followed in Mount Hermon Cemetery at Hardin County.

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