Hoyt Blanton, age 78, of Savannah died Friday, March 28, 2014 in Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Mr. Blanton was born February 22, 1936 in Appling County to the late Jim Blanton and the late Viola Kimberly Blanton. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Savannah. Mr. Blanton was a veteran of the United States Army and was a retired Market Manager for Winn Dixie.
Survivors include his wife, Sweetie J. Blanton of Savannah; Daughter & Son in Law, Vanessa & Michael North of Statesboro; Granddaughter, Justice North of Statesboro; Brother, Wayne Blanton of Brunswick. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Locklear and Rev. Art Tarver officiating.
Interment will follow in Memorial Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.
Visitation will be held Sunday evening, 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Swain Funeral Home.
Active Pallbearers are Andrew Kersey, David Kersey, Randall Kersey, Mark Peacock, Al Meadows and Dale Dixon.
Musical selctions by Jerry Kersey and Gail Dixon.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.