James Tipton Haugabook, aged 64, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Felton Cemetery in Montezuma, GA. Rev. Jonathan Beckum will officiate.
James was born and raised in Montezuma, GA and graduated from high school at Southland Academy in Americus, GA. He attended South Georgia College in Douglas, GA and Georgia Southwestern in Americus, GA. He resided in Montezuma, GA with his wife, Joan Marie Trzesniowski Haugabook, celebrating nineteen years of marriage.
James was passionate about his family, Georgia football and spending time with friends. As an employee of Southern Frozen Food in Montezuma, James held the position of Supervisor of Production and Plant Manager. Subsequently, James joined his wife, Joan, in her business, Haugabook Electric. He was preceded by his parents, Mary Will Peterman Haugabook and John Richard Haugabook, Jr. and his brother John Richard Haugabook III.
Survivors include his wife Joan Marie Trzesniowski Haugabook, Montezuma, GA, sons Justin Keith Passmore, Warner Robins, GA, Jonathan Loren Gilstrap U.S, Marines, Okinowa, Japan, Bryant Leon Haugabook, Warner Robins, GA, daughter Katherine Marie Gilstrap Kibler (Kenny), Perry, GA, seven grandchildren, siblings, William Steven Haugabook (Elaine), Montezuma, GA, Charles Benjamin Haugabook (Deana), Oglethorpe, GA, and a sister Joan Haugabook Cozart, Abington, VA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of James Tipton Haugabook to Heart of Georgia Hospice, 1120 Morningside Dr. Perry, GA 31069 or Montezuma United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 159, Montezuma, GA 31063.