John Riley Ganey, Jr.

Born: Fri., May 27, 1955
Died: Thu., May 2, 2019

No services to be held

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Mr. John Riley Ganey, Jr., age 63, of Blackshear, died peacefully at his home in Blackshear on Thursday (5/2/19) after an extended illness, with his loving family by his side.

Born May 27, 1955 in Blackshear, he was a son of Mrs. Eva Mae Head Gainey and the late Rev. John Riley Ganey, Sr.  He lived most of his life in Blackshear and was a graduate of Blackshear High School.  He was a veteran, proudly serving in the United States Army, and for the past 20 years, he was the owner and operator of Sunshine Carpet Cleaning Service. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Karen Elaine Ganey, Mary Ann Thomas, and Diana Sue Vick.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Song Sun Kim Ganey and their two daughters, Kim Elaine Ganey and Lora Sunshine Ganey, all of Blackshear; his mother, Eva Mae Head Ganey of Waycross; 2 sisters, Betty Cheryl Anderson of Waycross and Linda Kay Lively (husband Terry) of Blackshear; his brother, David Gary Ganey, Sr. (wife Dollie) of Blackshear; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization is by cremation.

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