James Devlin

James “Joey” Joseph Devlin III, 54, of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.

The funeral service will be held at noon Thursday at Golden Isles Christian Church with Brother Joe Guthrie, and Brother Grant Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow in Union Baptist Church Cemetery at Gardi, with Craig Richburg, Roger Coiner, Cliff Browning, Rodger Johnson, Gage Mullen and Kirk Branch serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Glynn County Public Works.

A visitation for family and friends, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chapman Funeral Chapel.

Joey was born Oct. 19, 1963, in Brunswick, to James Joseph Devlin Jr., and Betty Ann Kicklighter Devlin. He was a 1983 graduate of Glynn Academy, and an active member of Golden Isles Christian Church, where he also served as a deacon. He had been employed with Glynn County Public Works for over 29 years. Joey enjoyed hunting and fishing, was a dedicated family man, was very kind-hearted, and was always willing to help those in need.

Joey is survived by his wife of 32 years, Margaret “Prissy” Devlin; daughters, Tiffany Devlin Sellers (Dakota) and Tabitha Devlin; a brother, Troy Devlin (Michelle); a sister, Angie Devlin; an uncle, Harry Devlin (Missy); an aunt. “Ma” Juanita Knight; and several nieces and nephews.

Joey was preceded in death by his father, James Joseph Devlin Jr.; and his mother, Betty Ann Kicklighter Crumb.

Chapman Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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