Gary Edward Maddox, 71, of LaFayette, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 15, 2017. He had lived in the north Georgia area for most of his life, and was a member of First Baptist Church in LaFayette. He was an Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam era, and retired from Mohawk Industries in 2011 after more than 27 years of service in Quality Control. He loved being outdoors landscaping, and golfing was his favorite past time. He was a loving and devoted father and grandfather, who will be truly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Maddox and Dean Maddox; sister, Myra Maddox Fischer; and twin brother, Jim Maddox.
Survivors include his daughters, Andrea Maddox of LaFayette and Allison and Austin Pugmire of Madison, Ga.; five grandchildren, Adrianne Couch, Ashlyn Couch, Maddox Pugmire, Mary Hollis Pugmire and Millie Pugmire; niece, Kathie Penland; and numerous extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 in the LaFayette Chapel, with Dr. Warren Moorehead officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFayette City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday and prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to BOK, Because of Kennedy, P.O. Box 441361, Kennesaw, Ga. 30160, or go to becauseofkennedy.org.
Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the LaFayette Chapel of Wilson Funeral Home, LaFayette.