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Mr. Darryl Fordham

October 10, 1959 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 60)


Mr. Darryl Fordham, 60, of Metter, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.

He was born on October 10, 1959 to Mr. Cecil and Mrs. Martha Ellen Tyler Fordham in Candler County and lived here all his life. He graduated from Metter High School in 1978 and attended ABAC. He was employed with Pineland Telephone as a Cable Locator and attended Cedar Street Baptist Church. He was a Shriner and a Mason and received a 25 year certificate with the Grand Lodge as a Master Mason of Metter Masonic Lodge 435 and was a member since April 4, 1983. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Dena McGowan Fordham.

He is survived by:

            Daughter, Alli Fordham (Michael Chance) of Savannah

            Brother, David Fordham (Debra) of Metter

            Sister-in-law, Lennie McGowan Rutz (Dave) of Bulloch County

            Nephew, Clay Ketterman (Rebekah) of Forsyth

Grandchildren, Brayleigh Fordham and Kyliegh Souls, several other relatives also survive.

The family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2020 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from the Metter Chapel of Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Homes with Rev.Michael Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Lake Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

Remembrances may be made to the Grand Lodge of Georgia, 811 Mulberry Street Macon, GA 31201 or the Masonic Home of Georgia, P.O Box 4183 Macon, GA 31208.

Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Homes, Metter Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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March 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
441 West Broad Street, PO Box 662
Metter, GA 30439

Funeral Service
March 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
441 West Broad Street, PO Box 662
Metter, GA 30439

Interment following funeral service
March 10, 2020

Lake Church Cemetery
Hwy 46
Metter, GA 30439


Grand Lodge of Georgia
811 Mulberry Street, Macon GA 31201

Masonic Home of Georgia
P. O Box 4183, Macon GA 31208

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