2016-07-20 / Obituaries

Wayne H. Fordham

Mr. Wayne H. Fordham age 67, passed on Thursday July 14, 2016 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, GA. The Bulloch County native attended Portal High School and was a graduate of Swainsboro Tech with a Machinist degree. He was the owner and operator of Wayne’s Gas Service for 15 years and S &W Nursery for over 20 years. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, gardening and cooking. Wayne was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lester and Bertis Fordham, and a brother Von Fordham.

Surviving is his wife of 34 years, Sissy Fordham of Millen; two sons and daughters-in-law, Travis and Teresa Fordham of Charleston, SC and Nick and Chastayne Fordham of Millen; two grandsons, Dallas Fordham and Dalton Fordham of Millen; two brothers, Robert (Jean) Fordham of Statesboro, John (Janice) Fordham of Portal; three sisters, Mary Rucker of Hazlehurst, Shirley Keel of Statesboro and Sarah Waters of Statesboro; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral service was held on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Elder Steve Taylor and Keith Fordham officiating.

Interment was in Upper Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Johnny Brown, Bobby Brown, Wes Clark, Kurt Tatum, Wesley Hendrix, Eddie Hodges and Steve Waters.

Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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