SYLVESTER -- Mr. Harry B. McGirt, 71, of Poulan died Wednesday February 29, 2012 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center.

The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday March 4, 2012 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Poulan Cemetery. The Rev. Ray Bittner will officiate.

Mr. McGirt was born on July 11, 1940 to the late Henry Hyde and Frances Jeanette Daniel McGirt in Poulan where he has lived all his life. He was employed with Coats and Clark as an over hauler and fixer. Mr. McGirt served in the United States Army and was a former member of the Poulan Lions Club. He attended Poulan Methodist Church.

Survivors include his sons, Daryl McGirt (Connie) of Albany, Brian McGirt (Charlotte) of Poulan; grandchildren, Taylor LeighAnn McGirt, Lakyn Dale McGirt, Bailey Marie McGirt, James Daryl "J.D." McGirt, Jr.; brothers, Bob McGirt (Phyllis) of Albany, Henry McGirt (Frances) of Stone Mountain; sister-in-law, Frances Nichols of Poulan, and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. McGirt was preceded in death by a sister Frances Butler.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 until service hour at Banks Funeral Home.

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