Gordon Earwood

    Gordon Earwood, 71, of Augusta, Ga., and loving husband to Mary Brenda McManus Earwood, entered into rest Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.
    Gordon was a retired banker working for Trust Company, Regions and lastly Queensborough Bank. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he loved to garden.
    He was a good Christian man and was devoted to his church. Gordon was a loving and devoted father, husband and grandfather. His faith and family were the most important to him, and he will be missed by all who knew him.
    Family members, in addition to his wife, include his beloved daughter, Leslie Earwood Lanier and husband Joel; grandson, Austin D. Lanier; sisters, Dorothy Johnson (Bill), Betty Jean Kephart (Marvin) and Judy Bowlin (Odist); brothers,  Billy Earwood (Jeannie), Charles Earwood (Betty), and Johnny Earwood (Rose); and brother-in-law, Ben McManus (Laura).
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Swep and Lena Earwood; sister, Katie Hale; and brothers, Sammy and Johnny Earwood.
    The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Riverview United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mark Maund officiating. Burial will be in Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery in Murphy.
    Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Children’s Home, 325 8th St., Augusta, GA 30901.
    The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907, 706-364-8484.
    Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com.

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