Stanley Steve Duckworth

Mr. Stanley Steve Duckworth of Cleveland, formerly of Union County, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. He was 66.

Mr. Duckworth was born July 25, 1952, in Young Harris, the son of the late Rev. Buford Duckworth and the late Bonnie Mae Deyton Duckworth. Stanley loved fishing and spending time with his family. He was a loving and caring husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. Stanley was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Regina Buffington and Ellen Cagle; and two brothers, Troy and Robert Duckworth.

Surviving Mr. Duckworth are his loving wife and best friend of 50 years, Evelyn Forrester Duckworth of Cleveland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Kendall Sullens of Murrayville, and Tammy and Stacy Smith of Gainesville; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Dewayne and Nan Duckworth of Cleveland, and Stephen Ramey of Cleveland; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Retha and Gene Collins of Cleveland, Shirl and Britt Herr of Cleveland, and Donna and Steve Day of Atlanta; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Old Liberty Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bill Trotter. A eulogy will be given by his grandson, Chris Daly. Special music will be presented by Tosha and Morris. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers: Dewayne Duckworth, Stephen Ramey, Dennis Postell, Shane Sullens, Jarriad Duckworth and Nathan Perdue. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will meet with friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and all day until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
October 18, 2018

White County News

Mailing Address:
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Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
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