October 29, 1949 - February 14, 2022
Mr. Reuben Harold Duckworth, 72, of Worth County, died on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Tift Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Turner County with full military honors. The Rev. Danny Stilwell and Rev. Marcus Rolle will officiate. Mr. Duckworth was born on October 29, 1949 in Tifton, GA., to the late Emmitt and Vera Harris Duckworth. He had lived in Worth County for the past 41 years, and was a veteran having served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Duckworth was retired from the Marine Corps Logistics' Base in Albany, where he worked as a Supervisor. He enjoyed farming and spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren and great granddaughter; Mr. Duckworth was a member of the Living Water Church of God Prophecy in Ashburn. Survivors include his loving wife, Ann McCall Duckworth of Worth County; children, Michael Shirah of Worth County, Kim Dixon (Robbie) of Leesburg, and Christy Smith (Tony) of Dougherty County; grandchildren, Miranda Dixon, Courtney Calhoun (Daniel), Casey Shirah, Katelyn Shirah, Rustie Dixon, Robbie Dixon, Gracey Smith and Macey Smith; great granddaughter, Ella Claire Calhoun; siblings, Johnny Duckworth (Shirley) of Worth County, Dorothy McDaniel (Bob), and Mamie Duckworth all of Turner County. In addition to his parents, Mr. Duckworth was preceded in death by his siblings, Willie Duckworth, David Duckworth, Lawrence Duckworth, Lonzer Duckworth, Homer Duckworth, Wallace Duckworth, Mary Webb, and Pauline Sellers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home. Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Reuben Harold Duckworth, 72, of Worth County, died on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Tift Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel, interment will... View Obituary & Service Information
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