Mr. Drymon died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born June 5, 1940, in Sarasota County, Fla., he was the son of the late Herbert Joseph and Sarah Sines Drymon. He also was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph Drymon, Tom Drymon and Jim Drymon; and sisters, Betty Albritton and Juanita Drymon.
Mr. Drymon was a retired firefighter, having worked for the Sarasota County Fire Department for 28 years, having served as fire chief; and also for the Habersham County Fire Department for five years, having served as fire chief. Mr. Drymon was a lifetime member of the National Firefighters Association and a member of Chattahoochee Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Genell Drymon of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Billie Lee and Danny Gregg of Clarkesville; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Scott and Robin Dills of Rabun Gap; grandson and wife, Chris and Melissa Gregg of Flowery Branch; stepgrandchildren, Kimberly Dills, Dakota Dills, Kyndal Dills, all of Rabun Gap; sister, Sybil Manning of Orlando, Fla.; nieces, Bonnie Hilderbrandt and Emily Kyle, both of Orlando, Fla., Brenda Campbell of North Carolina, and Oveida Santos of Oxnard, Calif.
Online condolences can be made to the family at barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, March 19, 2014