Francis Emory Maddox, age 84, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, after a valiant struggle with Alzheimer's.
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Emory was born in Atlanta on February 14, 1929. He attended Boys High in Atlanta, and later earned a degree from Georgia Tech while raising a family and working multiple jobs. He was an Army veteran. He was the district manager for General Services Administration (GSA) for 30 years, retiring in 1989. He was married to Cariene Davis Maddox for more than 50 years before her death in 2006.
He is survived by: four children, Angela McDannel (Bruce Kuyper) of Helena, MT, David Maddox of Sandy Springs, Donna (Randy) Dupree of Cumming, and Kim Maddox of Canton; four grandchildren, Sheri Maddox, Brian Maddox, Kelly Maddox, and Melissa Dupree; two great-grandchildren, Brady Maddox and Daylen Maddox; sister, Gail (Paul) Synder of Douglasville; and sister-in law, Louise Maddox of Stone Mountain.
A memorial service will be held at Bethelview Methodist Church in Cumming on Thursday, March 28 at 4 p.m. Family visitation from 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Remembrances may be made to the GA Chapter of the
, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.
Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from Mar. 25 to Apr. 24, 2013