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James Harris Register, Sr.

August 6, 1921 — July 13, 2017

Homerville, GA Mr. James Harris Register, Sr., 95, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Langdale Hospice House, Valdosta, surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness. Mr. Harris was born August 6, 1921, in Homerville, GA, to the late Rudolph Register and Mae Inman Register. He was a member of the DuPont Baptist Church. In the past he had served on the Board of Education, Board of Commissioners, Hospital Board, Health Board and President of the Clinch County Farm Bureau. He retired as superintendent and personnel manager of the night shift at Standard Container which is now B-Way after 23 years. Mr. Register said “It has been my desire throughout life to help others.” He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ava Nell Register Register, his second wife, Evelyn Joyce Register, two sisters, Margaret Register and Atheline Findley. Survivors are one daughter and son-in-law: Carolyn & Edwin O’Quinn, Homerville; three sons and daughters-in-law: James Register, Homerville, Billy & Judy Joyce, Brooks, GA and Bob & Kay Joyce, Lakeland; two brothers and sister-in-law: Candler & Lorean Register and Billy Register, all of Homerville; three grandchildren: Fred& Leanne Register, David O’Quinn, and Daniel O’Quinn (Nora O’Quinn); five great grandchildren: Carrie Register, Caleb Register, Jack O’Quinn, Bradley O’Quinn and Penelope O’Quinn, a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services for Mr. Register will be held Sunday, July 16, 2017 at three o’clock from the Homerville First Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Pine Forest Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Register will be carried to the church one hour prior to the services. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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