Gene Michael Poythress, 60, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
He was born SEpt. 3, 1953, in Savannah to Gene Doyle and Mary Ann Poythress. He graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1971. He was employed with MacAljon, Ind., in construction for more than 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Kemp Poythress and his mother, Mary Ann Poythress.
He is survived by his son, Brett Michael Poythress; his father, Gene Doyle Poythress; his siblings, Susan Poythress MacMillan (Ben), Greg Poythress and Kathy Poythress Lawhon (John); his nieces and nephews, Heather MacMillan Fountain (Corey), Meredith MacMillan Dyer (Andy), Brandon Lawhon, Joshua Lawhon and Alex Poythress; and a fabulous group of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Richmond Hill Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Clark Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Burnt Church Cemetery in Richmond Hill.
Visitation is an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family prays he is finally at peace.
Arrangements are by Richmond Hill Funeral Home.