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Ray Maddox

Obituary Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023

Ray Maddox, 81, of Hoschton, GA, formerly of Buford, died Thursday, March 16, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, March 20, 2023 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Danny Newbern will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in memory of Ray.

Ray was preceded in death by his grandson, Adam Blake Smith; parents, Bonnie Maddox and Evelyn Higgins Maddox; sister, Rita Bennett; brother, Carey Maddox; bother-in-law, Stanley Pugh. He is survived by his wife, Cheryle Maddox of Hoschton, GA; children, Jimmy Maddox and wife Alma of Dacula, GA, Jan Smith and husband Mike of Buford, GA, Jesse Maddox and wife Amelia of Madison, GA; grandchildren, Lauren Tatum and husband Eric, Trent Bagley and wife Fran, Cory Smith and wife Deanna, Chandler Smith and wife Noah, Jacob Maddox, Julia Maddox; great grandchildren, Paisley, Bristol, Tresley, Brittan, Bryce, Mackinley, Blakely, Bryant, Moxon, Parker; sisters and brothers; Sandra Wilson (Harry), Nancy Pugh, Ted Maddox (Janice), Mickey Maddox (Karen), Bo Maddox (Becky); brother-in-law, Billy Bennett; sister-in-law, Nell Maddox; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Ray was born in Buford, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was of the Christian faith and graduated from Buford High School, Class of 1959. Ray worked at General Motors and retired with over 30 years of service. He enjoyed gardening and working in his yard, fishing, hunting, and traveling. Ray loved his family and will be greatly missed. 

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Funeral Date
03/20/2023 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel
(770) 945-6924
3481 Hamilton Mill Rd., Buford 30519