2019-01-10 / Obituaries

Hugh Randall Denard

Graveside services for Hugh Randall Denard, 85, of Washington, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. Ficklen Guin officiating. He died January 3, 2019.

A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Denard was the son of the late Willie Jep and Eunice Matthews Denard. He was a butcher by trade and owner of Washington Food Market. He was a member of the Danburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons and daughters in-law Greg and Judy Denard of Washington; Glenn and Jennifer Denard of Lavonia, Georgia; and John and Jen Denard of Naples, Florida; daughters and sons-in-law Kathy Poss of Washington; Angie and Jack Bentley of Tignall; and Julie and Grant Fanning of Suwanee, Georgia; 14 grandchildren, Gregory (Ashley) Denard, Bonnie (Jason) Hunnicutt, Lauren (David) Bridges, Heather Denard, Adrienne Denard, Eli Denard, Owen Denard, Emma Grace Denard, Amanda (Alan) Battles, Len (Susan) Poss, Will (Kimberley) Bentley, Ben (Casie Jo) Bentley, Jonathan Fleming, and Randall Fanning; and 16 great-grandchildren, Aiden, Lucy, and Caroline Bridges, Henry, Annabelle and Bennett Hunnicutt, Ruth and Boyd Chafin, Jake Poss, Will and Kathryn Battles, J.W., Ellie Day, and Gabe Bentley, Wyatt and Elizabeth Ellyn Bentley; one brother, Larry Denard; and two sisters, Betty Stevens, and Nancy (Kerry) McAvoy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, a granddaughter, Macy Denard, a son-in-law, Alan Poss, and by a great-grandson, Samuel Bridges.

Serving as pallbearers were grandsons Gregory Denard, Len Poss, Will Bentley, Ben Bentley, Eli Denard, Owen Denard, Jonathan Fanning, and Randall Fanning.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Danburg Baptist Church, c/o Yvonne Albea; 201 Forest Lane, Washington, GA 30673.

Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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