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James Bruce Summerford, Sr.

November 9, 1943 March 7, 2019
James Bruce Summerford, Sr.
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Obituary for James Bruce Summerford, Sr.

James Bruce Summerford, Sr., 75, of Leslie, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center in Americus. A native of Albany, he was born November 9, 1943 to the late J.B. Summerford and Bonceil Blackstock Summerford. He was a member of Albany Church of Christ and a United States Air Force Veteran. He worked as a Parts Manager for Auto Zone and loved to fish.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2019 at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel in Americus. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of twenty-one years, Rita Summerford of Leslie; two sons: Bruce Summerford, Jr. of Albany and Chad Summerford of Charlotte, NC; and two stepsons: Shawn Sharp of Leslie and Shane Sharp of Cobb. Also surviving are a sister, Juanita Long of Albany; a brother and sister-in-law, Gene & Joy Summerford of Conyers; four grandchildren: Hunter Summerford, Tyler Sharp, Ridge Sharp, and Lizzy Sharp; and a great-grandchild, Bryson Sharp.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Monday

11

Mar

10:00 AM 3/11/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Monday

11

Mar

11:00 AM 3/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

142 Southland Road
Americus, GA 31709

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel
142 Southland Road Americus 31709 GA
United States
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