Eustace Matthew Mizell, Jr., 90, of Kingsland, passed away Friday, June 7, at Camden Senior Care Center in St. Marys. He was born August 15, 1928, in Folkston, to the late Eustace Matthew Mizell, Sr. and Rivers Brock Mizell. He worked at the Gilman Bag Plant for over 30 years before his retirement and then with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years as a jailor.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Nobles and a grandson, Ryan Mizell.
He is survived by his wife, Helen “Tibby” Mizell; his children, Mike (Laurel) Mizell, Pete (Maria) Mizell, Bobby (Carolyn) Mizell, Pat (Tracy) Mizell, and Steve Mizell; a brother, Clifford (Betty) Mizell; a sister, Ophelia Petrey; a step-sister, Rita Bailey; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Mizell; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family received friends Sunday, June 9, at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston. Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, at the Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Greg Gardell officiating. Burial followed in pineview cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.