Mr. Harold W. Puckett of Buford passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Mr. Puckett, 89, was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Doris; his sister, Betty P. McNeal; and his parents, Hugo and Carrine Clark Puckett.
Harold was born in 1924 and lived his entire life in the Friendship community. During World War II
, he served in the Navy as a ship radio operator in the Pacific theater. After a career at Lockheed-Marietta and operating Family Furniture Store, Harold enjoyed his retirement repairing and restoring antique cars.
His family includes sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Puckett, Elizabethtown, Ky., David and Paula Puckett, Clermont, and Eddie and Debbie Puckett, Gainesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, V.C. and Mary Puckett and Jimmy and Elizabeth Puckett, Buford. Harold is also survived by his grandchildren, Lori Holbrook, Shelley Puckett, Zachary Puckett, Daniel Puckett, Ryan Puckett, Nick Puckett, Brooke Puckett Brown, Cody Puckett; and five great-grandchildren; along with a large circle of extended family and friends.
Services will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with the Rev. Darryl Dale and the Rev. James McNeal officiating. Interment will follow at Old Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 4-8 p.m. and on Friday, March 7, 2014, from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to your favorite church or charity in memory of Harold W. Puckett. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.