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Eugene Hayes Watson – May 21, 2018

Eugene Hayes Watson, 81, of Woodbine, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at his residence with his family by his side.
Born October 15, 1936 in Woodbine, GA, he was the son of the late Douglas Hayes Watson and LaVerne Caldwell Watson.  He was also preceded in death by his son, Stephen Watson.
Mr. Watson was a lifelong resident of Camden County and a graduate of Camden County High School.  He was a member of the first football team, playing offence and defense, at Camden High.  Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his country honorably during the Korean Conflict. He had been employed with White Oak Plantation, retiring with 30 years of service, and continued his passion as a Farrier through all those years.  Mr. Watson was a life member of the Tiger Island Hunting Club and enjoyed fishing, squirrel hunting, working his vegetable garden and cutting firewood.  He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather.  He was of the Methodist faith.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018, at 11:00 am, at Southeast Community Church in Kingsland with Pastor Steve Curtis presiding.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, Thursday, May 24th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Eugene Hayes Watson be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.
Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Tish Watson of Woodbine; children, Mark Hayes Watson of Woodbine, Kimberly Ann Watson (Brian) of Kingsland, and Jennifer Lynn Hamilton of Bluffton, SC; sisters, Linda Blake (Dockey) of Yulee, FL, and Cheryl O’Quinn (Danny) of Brunswick; grandchildren, Madison Hayes Riggins, Hanna Jade Watson, Gene Caldwell Hamilton and Lucas Hayes Hamilton; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

William Clayton McAvoy – May 7, 2018

William Clayton McAvoy, Sr., 76, of Kingsland passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at his residence.
Services will be held at a later date in Northampton, Massachusetts.
The family requests memorials to be made to Marine Toys for Tots foundation.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

David Michael Dobson – May 6, 2018

David Michael Dobson, 57, of St. Marys, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at UF Health Shands in Jacksonville, Florida.
David was born January 3, 1961 in Gary, Indiana.  He had been a resident of Camden County since 1990 and was retired from the United States Navy of 24 years, serving his country honorably during Desert Storm and Iraq.  He served on the USS Simon Bolivar, USS West Virginia where he was a plank holder, the USS Pennsylvania and the USS Rhode Island.  Following his retirement he was employed at Trident Refit Facility at Kings Bay Sub Base for 15 years.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Dobson of St. Marys; sons, David Michael Dobson, Jr., and wife Amanda of Pittsburg, PA, and Matthew Scott Dobson of Atlanta; granddaughter, Cameron Elizabeth Dobson; parents, Oval and Patricia Dobson.
A Celebration of David’s Life will be held Friday, May 11th at 11:00 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  An inurnment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery with full Military Honors at a later date.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the following link: https:://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/celebrating-David-Michael-Dobson
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Gary Dwayne Brown – May 6, 2018

Gary Dwayne Brown, 57, of Woodbine, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his residence.
Born July 29, 1960 in St. Marys, Georgia, he was the son of the late Harvey and Iva Ulmer Brown.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Randy Brown.
Gary was a lifelong resident of Camden County and a graduate of Camden County High School.  He retired from Goodrich/United Technology Corporation with 30 years of service and was a member of the First Baptist Church of St. Marys.  Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing and spontaneous road trips.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 9th at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 10th at 3:00 pm at Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Steve Kegley officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Brown of Woodbine; daughter, Brittni Brown of Woodbine; sister in law, Wanda Brown; brother in law, Keith Pierce and wife Jeannie; niece, Angela Brannen and husband Adam; nephews, Kody Pierce and Kaleb Pierce; great niece, Alyse Brannen, great nephew, Alec Brannen; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Reita M. Wojtowecz – May 4, 2018

Reita Marie Wojtowecz, 88, of Woodbine passed away Friday May 4, 2018 at her residence.
A Celebration of Reita’s Life will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Honadel residence in Woodbine.  Inurnment to follow at a later date in Ballston Spa, New York.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

Rachelle Rose Moberg – April 30, 2018

Rachelle Rose Moberg, 30, of St. Marys passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 at
Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

Rachelle was born May 12, 1987 in Santa Rosa, California.  She attended
Camden County High School and was a member of Christ Church Camden in St.
Marys.  Rachelle enjoyed camping, shooting, collecting purses and was a
Southern Country girl.

Survivors include her son, Brayden Lee Ogden of St. Marys, and father, Gary
Lee Moberg, Jr. of St. Marys.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Christ
Church Camden with Pastor Scott Clevenger officiating.

The family requests Memorial Contributions in Memory of Rachelle be made to
Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525 or
Camden County Humane Society, 950 S. Grove Blvd., Kingsland, GA 31548.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of
arrangements.

Calvin Wilson Lang, Sr. – April 27, 2018

Calvin Wilson Lang, Sr., 91, of St. Marys passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at his residence with his family by his side.
Mr. Lang was a lifelong resident of St. Marys, GA, and was the son of the late William G. Lang, Sr., and Emmie P. Lang.  He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia Purvis Lang and daughter, Mary Lang Fulford.
He was a graduate of St. Marys High School, a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country honorably during WW II, and a member of St. Marys United Methodist Church.
As a second generation shrimper, it was Calvin Lang who set the course to give the distinct title of Rock Shrimp Capital, and stayed the course, fueling his industry for future generations from one to four to seven shrimp boats at one time.  He owned Lang’s East Marina, Lang’s West Marina which had enough dockage space for 100 boats, Lang’s Seafood Restaurant that has received national acclaim and also Ferry Boats that make the trips to our historic Cumberland Island.  Mr. Lang achieved what many men only aspire to: the respect of his employees, his peers, and his community.  He will be loved and missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors include his two sons, Calvin Lang, Jr. (Lisa) and David Lang (Amy) both of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Tripp Lang, Anna Hendrix, Matt Fulford, Drew Lang, and Ally Lang; five great grandchildren, Riley Lang, Crew Lang, Emmie Grace Hendrix, Lawson Lang Hendrix and Huckleberry Fulford; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm at St. Marys United Methodist Church with Pastor Tom Jones officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors.  The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel on Monday, April 30th,  from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Pallbearers: Drew Lang, Matt Fulford, Tripp Lang, Miles Hendrix, John Miller, Roy Lang, James “Buddy” McGhin and Jay Lassiter.
Honorary: Roland Eskridge, Flem Hall, Jerry Lockhart, Kenneth Harrison, Jerry Brandon, Pete Brandon, Jim Dickey, Bill Smith, Nathaniel Wilson and Charles Floyd.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.