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|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2012|
Mr. Harold Courson, 82 of Blackshear, passed away Saturday evening (February 4, 2012) at the Bacon County Hospital.
Born in Pierce County on June 16, 1929, he had lived in Pierce County most of his life. He retired from Humphries Mining Company where he was a welder. Mr. Courson had the distinction of building the door on the first manned space shuttle. He was of the Baptist faith and loved to fish.
Mr. Courson was a son of the late Charles & Mary Jane Sapp Courson and was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Luke Courson and his only daughter, Willine Courson.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bobby & Carolyn Courson and James Courson all of Blackshear; two sisters, Ruby Crump and Elouise Courson both of Blackshear; five brothers and sisters-on-law, Herbert & Edith Courson, David & Shirley Courson and Dennis & Marty Courson all of Blackshear, J. Hugh & Betty Courson of Palatka, FL and John & Barbara Ann Courson of Brunswick; 4 grandchildren, Bobby James Courson, Johnny (Tricia) McBee, Jr., Russell Richard (Chasti) McBee and Samuel Wade Courson; 9 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
Visitation for Mr. Courson will be held Monday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Mr. Courson will be held at 2:00 o'clock Tuesday afternoon (February 7, 2012) at the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street | Blackshear, GA 31516
Phone: (912) 449-6626
Charlie L. Courson (1898 - 1969)
Mary Jane Sapp Courson (1907 - 1985)
Carolyn Luke Courson (1933 - 1993)*
Spring Hill Cemetery
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Feb 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84542060