Rest In Peace: Roy Gene DeFoor

Obituary: Roy Gene DeFoor, Toccoa, GA

Mr. Roy Gene DeFoor, age 63, of Highway 184, Toccoa, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020, at his residence.

A son of Joe and Hellon Ayers DeFoor, he was born August 6, 1956, in Stephens County, Georgia, having lived in Stephens and Franklin County all his life. He was employed with Coats and Clark for a number of years and later with Fieldale Corporation. He was a member of Lamar Christian Church.

Survivors include his parents, Joe and Hellon Ayers DeFoor of Toccoa; wife, Terry Hosea DeFoor of the home; two sisters and brother-in-law, Diane Whitfield of Toccoa and Sheila and Chris Jones of Cleveland, Georgia; brother-in-law, Irwin Hosea of New York City, New York; a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with The Reverend Jerrell Beatty and The Reverend Tim Phillips officiating .

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Jason Whitfield, Cody Stallings, Danny Dewberry, Vernon Wilkinson, Jr., David Bailey and Woody Dyer.

The family will be at the home of the parents, Joe and Hellon DeFoor, 614 Hwy. 184, Toccoa and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Wednesday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Interment will follow in the Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Roy Gene DeFoor.


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