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Roy Emmett "Buster" Folsom, 69, of Clayton, formerly of Tifton and Moultrie, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, in Clayton under Hospice care. A graveside funeral service will be held for Mr. Folsom at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. The Rev. Jeremy Lawson of Clayton First Methodist Church will officiate.
Born January 10, 1948 in Moultrie, Mr. Folsom was the son of the late Roy Folsom and Ailene Folsom. He graduated from Georgia Southwestern with a B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education. He did his graduate work at the University of Georgia and completed his pre-pharmacy requirements. Until his retirement, he worked as a medical representative with Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceuticals in Macon. Upon retirement, he moved to the mountains of Clayton. He was a wonderful husband and father; and avid sportsman and enjoyed woodworking.
Mr. Folsom is survived by his wife, Martha Patten Folsom of Clayton; one son, Anthony Patten Folsom; two daughters, Susan Grace and Sara Elizabeth; two sisters; and one grandson, Zeke Mayfield.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Folsom family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on March 11, 2017
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