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Obituaries 2022

Robert Young (7-28-22) service 8-10-22

Robert Young, 74, of Savannah, passed away on Thursday, July 28. He is the son of the late Almon and Grace Neill Young. Mr. Young worked the production line for Brown Shoe Company. He is survived by his children, Tammy Murphy of Savannah, Robert Lee Young Jr. of Crump, and Ryan Patrick Young of Savannah;…

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Mark Rainbolt (8-12-22) service 8-14-22

Mark Rainbolt, 65, of Counce, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12. He is the son of Mark L. and Vivian Rainbolt. Mr. Rainbolt started his chef training under Jack St. Clair and worked in the food industry for 46 years. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Madelyn Rainbolt; one sister, Paula Bradberry…

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Richard Potter (8-7-22) service 8-14-22

Richard “Pancho” Potter, 73, of Chandler, Arizona, formerly of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7. He is the son of the late Louis E. and Anna M. Risinger Potter. Mr. Potter was a mechanic. He is survived by his daughter, Amy Haynes of Adamsville, sons, Aron Byerly of Lawton, Oklahoma and Adam Byerly of…

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David Phillips (8-14-22) service 8-17-22

David Eugene Phillips, 66, of Counce, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14. He is the son of the late William Egbert and Mabel Jewel Hamilton Phillips. David worked for Frank Carroll Sod Farm for 40 years and was a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church. He is survived by his sister, Wanda Stricklin of Counce;…

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Harry Milam (8-9-22) no service

Harry Milam, 76, of Savannah, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9. He is the son of the late Bill and Mary McKenzie. Mr. Milam retired from Federal Barge Line where he worked as a captain and had previously worked for Ronald Franks Construction. He is survived by his sons, Kenny Ray Milam of Savannah, and…

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Colleen Ivey (8-8-22) service 8-11-22

Colleen Darcus Ricketts Ivey, 96, of Savannah, passed away on Monday, Aug. 8. She is the daughter of the late Ivy and Nora Goff Ricketts. She was united in marriage to Cledous Ray Ivey, who preceded his wife in death. Mrs. Ivy was a member of Saltillo Church of Christ in Saltillo. She was an…

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Bobby Joe Cherry (8-9-22) service 8-12-22

Bobby Joe Cherry, 87, of Savannah, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9. He is the son of the late Floyd and Winnie Austin Cherry. He was united in marriage to Helen Jean Franks, who preceded him in death. Mr. Cherry was a long time employee of Ingram Barge Company where he worked as a tow…

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Linda Hightower (8-8-22) service 8-13-22

Linda Juanita Elkins Hightower, 82, of Savannah, passed away on Monday, Aug. 8., in Nashville. She was born on Nov. 25, 1939, in Crockett County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late John Vester and Grace Miller Elkins. On July 16, 1959, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Larry Hightower, who survives. Linda worked as…

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Ryan J. Austin (7-31-22) service 8-19-22

Ryan J. Austin, 50, of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, July 31. He was born on Dec. 30, 1971, in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of Nancy Lumpkin and the late Benny Austin. Ryan owned Hillbilly Turf Sod Company and enjoyed working in the sod fields with his niece, Isabella, and nephew, Ben. He loved dogs…

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Don Wright (7-29-22) no service

Don Wright, 83, of Counce, passed away on Friday, July 29. He was born in Townley, Alabama, and is the son of the late Frank and Jessie Hall Wright. Mr. Wright was self-employed as a boat mechanic and was a member of Pickwick Church of Christ. He is survived by his children, DeShawn Martin of…

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