Mack Wimpey

1938 - June 7, 2020

MR. COLVIN MACK WIMPEY, age 81, of Eastman, GA, died Sunday, June 7, 2020 at his residence.

Obituary for Mack Wimpey

MR. COLVIN MACK WIMPEY, age 81, of Eastman, GA, died Sunday, June 7, 2020 at his residence.

 Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM Tuesday, June 9, at Cottondale Cemetery, with Rev. Chris Dotson and Rev. Lewis Miller officiating.

 Mack was born in Offerman, GA, and was a 1956 graduate of Patterson High School in Pierce County. After high school he moved to Jacksonville, FL and worked in the shipyard. In 1958 he moved to St. Mary’s, GA and went to work at Gilman Paper Company Kraft Bag Division. He worked and lived in St. Mary’s while advancing to Supervisor until transferring with the company to St. Louis, MO for a 5 year stint, back to St. Mary’s and then to Eastman in 1988 where he worked until retiring in 2000. During his career he worked for over 42 years for the company. Mack was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church and a former member of the Broken Spur Saddle Club and Kingsland Masonic Lodge. He was a dedicated Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather who enjoyed camping, fishing, riding horses, and yard sales. He was a gentle soul who never complained and always found good things to say about everyone, never meeting a stranger, and was a friend to all. Mack was the son of the late Colvin Wimpey and Pearl Manning Wimpey Blalock Higgins and was preceded in death by his Daddy, Joe Blalock, and 2 Sisters, Joyce Blalock and Joan Miller.

 He is survived by his Wife of 30 years – Alice Mullis Wimpey of Eastman; 2 Daughters – Pamela Dillard (J.D. Noyes) of Woodbine and Rhonda Dunn (J.C.) of Kingsland; Son – Ricky Colvin Wimpey (Kim) of St. Mary’s; 2 Step-Sons – Bert Hayes of Eastman and Paul Hayes (Connie) of Warner Robins; 11 Grandchildren – Jason Herring (Jenny), Eric Herring (Brianna), Jennifer Edwards (Heath), David Dunn (Lindsey), Meagan Morrison, Brantley Hayes, Brandon Hayes, Danielle Hayes, Halee Hayes, Chloe Warnock, Colt Warnock; 6 Great-Grandchildren – Charlotte Herring, Hannah Herring, Erica Herring, AnnaClaire Edwards, Raelynn Dunn, and Boone Hayes; 3 Sisters – Yvonne Douberly (Ralph) and Gail Douberly (Wendell), both of Hortense and Ann Strickland (Theron) of Blackshear; Brother – Stanley Blalock (Caroline) of Blackshear; Sister-in-law – Jewell Howell (Tony) of Eastman; 2 Brothers-in-law – Homer Vaughn of Eastman and Jimmy Mullis of Hawkinsville; Several Nieces and Nephews.   

 The family may be contacted at the Wimpey residence, 6014 North Street, Eastman, GA 31023.

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