DOERUN -- Richard Francis Hembree, Jr., 79, of Doerun, died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Sylvester Heath Care.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
His nephews will serve as casketbearers.
Born March 1, 1933 in Hartwell, Ga., he was the son of the late Richard Francis Hembree, Sr. and Gertie Alice Hall Hembree. He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired Quality Control Supervisor with J.P. Stevens Co. He had also been associated with Tyson Steel Co. and Doerun Gin Co. He was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Elaine Sutton; five brothers; three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Montine Rogers Hembree of Doerun; one daughter, Amy Hembree Jaskolski of Tallahassee; one brother, James Broadus Hembree and wife Thelma of Doerun; two sisters, Rebecca Smith of Camilla and Alice Striplin of Kernersville, N.C.; three grandchildren, Benjamin Sutton, Jared Jaskolski and Jennifer Jaskolski.
The family received friends from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Monday, December 17, 2012 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel