2018-07-11 / Obituaries

Freddie Lee Rachels, Jr.

Midville, Ga.-Mr. Freddie Lee Rachels, Jr., 59, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at his residence following a long illness.

He was born in Statesboro, was a retired farmer, trucker and restaurant owner.

He was preceded in death by his mother Catherine Garvin,, his father, Freddie Lee Rachels, Sr., a brother Allen Rachels and sisters, Rosemary Rachels, and Betty Jean Sellers.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 7, at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with Rev. Ely Gregory officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Liz Rachels; a daughter, Catherine Rachels Slater (Travis); 2 sons, Freddie Lee Rachels, III (Hannah) and Raven Lee Rachels all of Midville; a sister, Marie Lane (Craig) of Twin City; brothers, Glen Wilkerson (Carveta) of Waynesboro, Roy Rachels (Donna) of Swainsboro, and Greg Sellers of Cartersville; step-father Glenn Garvin, and 4 grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were Paul Hershey, Dennis Davis, Dick Hammond, Charlie Lanier, Charlie Lairsey, Lamar Rachels, Dillon Slater, Cody Rachels, Jones Lane, and Danny Lane.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home of Millen in charge of arrangements.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Inc. P O Box 876; 364 E. Winthrope Ave. Millen, GA 30442 Phone: 478.982.5222 FAX: 478.982.5224

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