Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

April 28, 2013

Samuel D. Register Jr.

-- — Samuel D. Register Jr., 81, of Valdosta died on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Lakehaven Nursing Home following a period of declining health.  He was born in Valdosta on November, 10, 1931 to the late Samuel, Sr., and Vernelle Patten Register.  Sam played for the Valdosta Wildcats during high school and was inducted into the Valdosta High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Quatermaster Corps.  He attended Mercer University and received his Masters Degree from Georgia Southern.  He retired from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) immunization division of the Georgia Department of Human Resources. Sam taught Sunday school for over 34 years and was a Scout Master for 14 years with First Baptist Church.  He was awarded the Silver Beaver, the highest award attained for a Scout Master. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Shirley Swain Register of Valdosta; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Ann Register of Maumelle, Arkansas, Rick and Anne Register of Dothan, Alabama, and Rob and Denise Register of Powder Springs, Georgia; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Ben and Jenny Register of Maumelle, Arkansas,, Haley and Kyle Hancock of Madison, Mississippi, Katlyn and Drew Bronson, and Allen Register all of Dothan, Alabama, Robert Register and Laura Register both of Nashville, Tennessee; two great-grandchildren, Lauren Register and Haven Register both of Maumelle, Arkansas; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Barbara Register of College Park, Georgia.

Services for Sam Register will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013 in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Rev. Mac Weaver officiating.  The burial will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com.  — Carson McLane Funeral Home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Charles Griffin

    Charles Griffin, 70, of Lake Park, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 in South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Bonnie Gerlock Murajda

    A memorial service for Bonnie Gerlock Murajda, 67, of Bogart, Ga.,  and formerly of Valdosta, Ga., who passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Oconee, County, will be held on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 10  a.m. in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home in Valdosta.

    July 28, 2014

  • James Laurel Dickson

    James Laurel Dickson, 80, of Valdosta, Ga.,  died on Monday, July 28, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • obit Fred Walker Sr. Cropped copy.jpg Fred Harding Walker Sr.

    Fred Harding Walker Sr., 93, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his residence after a battle with cancer.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Lee Tomlinson

    Robert Lee Tomlinson, 87, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Ida Mae Powell

    Ida Mae Powell, 91, of Nashville, Ga., died Sunday July 27, 2014 in Tift Regional Medical Center.

    July 28, 2014

  • Ronnie Lee Fox

    Ronnie Lee Fox, 55, of Valdosta, Ga., passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence.

    July 28, 2014

  • OBIT bargus image001 copy.jpg Juan Bargus

    Juan Bargus, 81, of Nashville, Ga., died Monday July 28, 2014 at SGMC, Berrien Campus.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hazel Stacks

    Hazel Stacks of Valdosta, Ga., passed this life on July 27, 2014, at her residence.

    July 27, 2014

  • Kimberly Garrison

    Kimberly Garrison of Valdosta, Ga., passed this life July 25, 2014, at South Georgia Medical Center.

    July 27, 2014

Top News
Poll

Do you agree with the millage rate increases?

Yes. We need to maintain services
No. Services should have been cut.
     View Results