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Obituary - Mr. Hugh Robert Hotchkiss
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mrs. Juanita Evelyn Phillips Boatright
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Hugh Robert Hotchkiss, age 59, died Friday, September 25, 2020, at his residence.
    The Bulloch County native was a 1979 graduate of Statesboro High School. Following high school, Hugh worked with Cooper-Wiss for many years until the facility in Statesboro closed, and later worked with JCB for six months. Hugh soon began a career with Viracon in Statesboro and was employed until his death.
    Throughout his life, Hugh had been a pecan farmer and enjoyed all of the time spent caring for his trees. He was a member of the Georgia Pecan Growers Association.
    Hugh loved to travel and he loved the beach. He and his wife made many memories traveling the world on cruises. His greatest joy was his granddaughters and he lived his life for the two of them.
    He was a member of Statesboro First Baptist Church.
    Hugh was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kyle J. Cason; and his grandparents, Rupert and Dorothy Deal and Lonnie and Annie Bell Alderman Hotchkiss.
    Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Shelia Cason Hotchkiss of Statesboro; a daughter and son-in-law, Casey Colbert Morris and Bosie of Claxton; two granddaughters, Kylie Collins and Jada Collins; his parents, Hugh Garis Hotchkiss and Dorothy Carolyn Deal Hotchkiss of Statesboro; a sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Marty Anderson of Statesboro; and a brother and sister-in-law, Charles Randy and Lara Hotchkiss of Macon; and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lewis and Thelma Cason of Brooklet and David and Missy Cason of Statesboro. Several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins also survive.
    The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
    The funeral service will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Dr. John Waters officiating. Interment will be in the Alderman Family Cemetery.
    The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Statesboro First Baptist Church, 108 North Main Street, Statesboro, Georgia 30458; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 4849 Paulsen Street Suite 103, Savannah, Georgia 31406.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, September 26, 2020
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