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Alton Hemby Sr.

August 25, 1940 ~ September 12, 2018 (age 78)



Alton Roberson Hemby Sr.


 Alton Roberson Hemby Sr. Alton was born and raised in Edward, North Carolina, to Alberta HembyLarkins and Arthur Larkins. He graduated from S.W. Snowden High in Aurora, North Carolina, in 1959. The same year, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps with assignments in Okinawa, Japan, and Hawaii, USA. He received an honorable discharge in 1963. After serving his country, he returned to live in Brooklyn, New York, and attended The New York School of Electronics. He was a successful entrepreneur, owning his own Beverage Distribution Route in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, helping many people in the community until his disability in 1988. Above all, he was a wonderful son, husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, cousin and friend to all. Al never gave a bad report about anyone. He was preceded in life by his parents, a special aunt, Blonnie Hemby, and brothers, Odell Hemby and James Hemby. Alton is survived by: his spouse, Carolyn Morgan Hemby of Cordele, Georgia, whom he married on October 17, 1967; son, Alton R. Hemby, Jr.; grandchildren, Shakira, Jasmine, Timothy, Porchina, Micah, Matthew, Madelete, and Malachi; five great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Hemby Moore of North Carolina; many nieces, nephews, cousins and innumerable friends and lifelong friends, Jimmy and Brenda, Bea and Jessie, Robert and Joyce, and Beamon Moore. Sleep on, Brother Al, take your rest. We all love you, but God loves Best

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October 5, 2018

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Bentley-Carson Memorial Funeral Home
305 W 16th
Cordele, GA 31015

Funeral Service
October 6, 2018

1:00 PM
Brown Chapel Baptist Church
28th Ave West & 10th Street
Cordele, GA 31015

Interment following funeral service
October 6, 2018

Bethel Cemetery
776 S Joe Wright Dr
Cordele, GA 31015

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