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James Maund

James V. Maund

James Victor Maund, 75, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021, at his residence.

He was born June 8, 1946 to Mercer and Mary Kirkland Maund and lived in this area most of his life. James was a 1964 graduate of Glennville High School and attended Georgia Military College. He was employed with Rotary Corporation in sales, was Vice President of Duramatic Products and a former Fire Chief for the City of Glennville.

James started his working career for the State of Georgia with the Georgia Department of Transportation in Atlanta working with the Georgia Department of Corrections for 17 years and retiring from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on Sapelo Island as the R.J. Reynolds Mansion Manager after 18 years. During his time as park manager he was awarded State Park Manager of the Year for several years and awarded the Customer Service Award for the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites numerous times.

He was a member of the Philadelphia Masonic Lodge #73 serving as a two time Worshipful Master and former District Deputy to the Grand Master. James was a certified light house keeper and preformed routine maintenance pm the Sapelo Lighthouse. He was also a certified commercial boat captain, operating the Sapelo Ferry on occasion and loved shrimping and spending time at the coast.

He had a joyful personality that lit up any room and he loved to laugh, play pranks and tell stories to everyone. James was a member of Glennville First Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Jane Maund Mobley.

Survivors are his wife, Sybil M. Maund of Reidsville; children, Michael Sands (Lisa) and Tracy Sands (Melissa), both of Glennville; brother, Asa Maund (Annette) of Glennville; grandchildren, Megan Anderson (Jeremy), Jessica Mobley, Tyler Sands and Matthew Sands; two great-grandchildren, Noah Cliett and Benjamin Anderson.; several nieces, nephews and others relatives

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Sunday, September 19, at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, September 19, at the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Burial will be private at a later date.

Social distancing of three feet due to COVID-19 will be enforced and masks are asked to be worn on all services.

Care and services are entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia