Bobby Dewey Nation, 85, of Terrell Co., GA passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Phoebe Sumter Hospital. Memorial services will be held Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Chickasawhatchee Baptist Church. Rev. Emil Askew will officiate.
Mr. Nation was born in Omega, GA., to the late Dewey and Bessie Nation. He went to Omega High School, and upon graduation enlisted in the U.S. Army and was a tank operator. Bobby was a self-made man; a hard worker Mr. Nation was the owner and operator of Nation Pest Control and was affectionately known as the “Bug Man.” He was a past Grand Master of the PT Schley Masonic Lodge and was also past Masonic Man of the year. Bobby loved to fish and spent his retirement years living on the creek. Additionally, he enjoyed gardening, and shared the products of these two past times, fishing and gardening, by cooking for his church, family, and friends.
He loved the Lord and looked forward to fellowship with his church family, friends, and family. He was a leader in all things and very civic minded, and he always remained loyal to his friends and family. Mr. Nation was a member Chickasawhatchee Baptist Church.
Bobby was preceded in death by his first wife Winona Nation, and four siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Freddie J. Nation of Terrell Co., GA, his two daughters, Terri Marken (Jeff) of Destin, FL, Cindy Kirksey (Eddie) of Dawson, GA, his stepson, Marcus Fletcher (Brandi) of Sylvester, GA, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Those desiring may make memorials in memory of Bobby Dewey Nation to Chickasawhatchee Baptist Church, 1500 Leesburg Hwy., Dawson, GA, 39842.