James “Jammy” Deadwyler

Published 5:53 pm Sunday, August 26, 2018

James “Jammy” Deadwyler of Covington, passed away Aug. 24, 2018, at the age of 60. Jammy was a member of First Baptist Church of Covington. He was a hardworking, soft spoken man who went above and beyond for his customers and his friends. Jammy was a man of integrity and was always honest when dealing with his customers through his business, 3D HVAC. He always “told it like it was.” In his spare time, he enjoyed deer hunting and freshwater fishing. Jammy met the love of his life Teri in the ninth grade, and they had been together ever since. He always put his family first and will be remembered as a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and friend to many.

Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Teri Deadwyler; daughters and sons-in-law, Heather and Tyler Sams, of Monroe, Georgia, Erin and Skylar Simms, of Smith Station, Alabama; granddaughter, Raelyn Sams; parents, James C., Jr. and Doris Deadwyler; sisters and brothers-in-law, Holly and Travis Padgett, of Midland, North Carolina, Lia and Bill Garrett, of Bethlehem, Georgia, Leslie and Eric Smith, of Franklin, Tennessee; brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Cindy Deadwyler, of Rutledge, Georgia; mother-in-law, Gloria Garrett, of LaGrange, Georgia; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.

A memorial service for Jammy will be held Monday, August 27, 2018, at 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Covington, 1139 Usher Street NE, with Dr. Cody McNutt and the Rev. Len Strozier officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church prior to the service from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Missions, 1139 Usher Street NE, Covington, GA 30014; American Cancer Society, 105 West Park Drive, Suite C, Athens, GA 30606; or Gideons International, P.O. Box 1762, Covington, GA 30015