Jack Edward Roddenberry, 75, of Folkston, GA passed away September 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 1, 1941 in Charlton County to the late James Gadson Roddenberry and Bernice Flora Chesser Roddenberry. He was an original employee with Union Camp Corp in Folkston, GA until his retirement. He was a member of the Folkston Masonic Lodge F&AM # 196.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife: Nancy King Roddenberry; 3-brothers: Clayton “Babe” Roddenberry, Barney Roddenberry and Gadson Roddenberry and a sister: Betty Owens.
He is survived by his wife: Dorothy Roddenberry; 2-sons: James Edward Roddenberry and John Derrick (Tonya) Roddenberry; a daughter: Rebecca Jean (Al) Moore; 2-step-daughters: Connie (Buzz) Allen and Glenda (Charlie) Hobbs; 6-sisters: Doris (Allen) Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Latrelle (Kyle) McDowell, Judy (Reavis) Drury and Sheila (Tommy) Carter; 9-Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Mr. Roddenberry’s home at 314 James G. Roddenberry Road, Folkston, GA beginning at 6:00 PM, Friday, September 22. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 23 at 3:00 PM at Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Sardis Cemetery with Full Masonic Rites.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, GA 31537. 912-496-7388
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