THOMASTON – Mr. Troy Eugene Blount Sr., age 67, of Thomaston, Ga., died January 14, 2014 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.
Mr. Blount was born in Thomaston to the late Roger L. and Hattie Johnson Blount Sr., He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation District 3 Sign Shop, and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
Mr. Blount is survived by his daughter, Christa (Richard) Lee of Thomaston; son, Troy Eugene Blount Jr. of Thomaston; sisters, France Philpot of Thomaston, Betty Hilton of Thomaston, Dorothy (Alfred) Shepard of Warner Robins, Catherine Matthews of Thomaston, Mary Nunely of Warner Robins, and Brenda (Rev. R. L.) Brock of The Rock; brothers, Roger "Bubba" Blount of Macon, John Thomas "J.T." Blount of Thomaston, Sammy (Voncille) Blount of Thomaston, and Danny Blount of Texas. Three grandchildren and best fried Loriee Ivey also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Blount will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Coggins Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Upson Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. at Coggins Funeral Home.
Coggins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.cogginsfuneralhome.com