John "Buster" Holbert

Born: Sun., Oct. 4, 1959
Died: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Location: Thomson

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
Location: Beggs Funeral Home Chapel

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John “Buster” Holbert

Thomson, GA. - Mr. John E. “Buster” Holbert, Jr., 58, of Idas Drive entered into rest January 11, 2018 at University Hospital-McDuffie.

Mr. Holbert was born in Greenville, SC to the late John E. Holbert, Sr. and the late Betty Massey Swaney. He moved to Thomson, GA in 1983 and retired from Rabun Lumber Company. Mr. Holbert enjoyed NASCAR, wrestling, fishing and was a Clemson Tiger football fan. He was a devoted husband and father. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Cathy Holbert. Mr. Holbert was a member of the Christian Faith Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Kay Holbert; son, Steve Holbert of New York; sister, Brenda Turner-Griffin; mother-in-law, Reba Edmonds and special friend, Larry Burns all of Thomson.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, January 14, 2018 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Reviere and Rev. Rodney Dunaway officiating. Interment will follow at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Christian Faith Church of Thomson, Georgia.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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Marilyn H. Shivers
   Posted Fri January 12, 2018
God Bless all the family during your time of loss. RIP Buster and God Speed! From the Family of Scott Shivers

Christy Ferguson
   Posted Sat January 13, 2018
Kay & Steve, I was so sorry to learn of the passing of your loved one. May God's peace and love surround you both in the coming days.

Chris and Davene Johnson
   Posted Sat January 13, 2018
Prayers for comfort and peace

Lizz Hurkmans (Margie & Kenny May's daughter)
   Posted Sun January 14, 2018
I'm so saddened to hear of Buster's passing. He was a kind person and I'm blessed to have known him. He always brought a smile when I saw him at Kenny's home. Rest in Peace my brother and prayers to the family during this difficult time.

With heartfelt sympathy,

Lizz Hurkmans

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