|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1940|
|Death: ||Dec. 5, 2010|
Mr. James Ronald Hotchkiss
STATESBORO, Ga. - Mr. James Ronald Hotchkiss, age 70, died early Sunday, December 5, 2010, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility. He was born in the Middleground Community, was a lifelong resident of Bulloch County and served in the United States National Guard. Mr. Hotchkiss worked for Derst Baking Company and retired after 30 years of service. After retiring, he also worked for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department and Mallard Auto Parts. He was a member of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church and the Ogeechee Lodge #213 F & AM. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Edna Akins Hotchkiss; and an infant son, Gregory James Hotchkiss.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Crystal DeLoach Hotchkiss; his daughter and son-in-law, Ronda Kay Hotchkiss Durden and Bobby Durden; his son and daughter-in-law, Jamie Christopher and Anna Kay Kennedy Hotchkiss; four grandchildren, Cristin Lee Durden, BJ Durden, Evan Hotchkiss and Bobbie Anna Hotchkiss; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Leo and Carolyn Hotchkiss and Foy and Gerry Hotchkiss, all of Statesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Monday from 4-6 p.m. at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Elder Randy Waters officiating, assisted by Elder Keith Hamilton. Burial will be in Eastside Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Don Allen, Lavon Deal, Donald Donaldson, James Newsome, Joe Newsome and Lewell Turner.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church, 1529 Metts Road, Statesboro, Ga. 30461; or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Ga. 30459.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, December 7, 2010
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Created by: Bill Waters
Record added: Dec 07, 2010
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