Nolan Sylvester  ‘Fuzzy’ Altman Jr.

Nolan Sylvester “Fuzzy” Altman, Jr., 67, of Waycross died Saturday morning, December 1, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville after an extended illness. 

He was born in Pierce County to the late Nolan S. Altman Sr. and Fronnie Griffin Altman. He lived in Pierce County until 1993 when he moved to Waycross. He worked at Thom’s Trucking and D & M as a diesel mechanic for many years. He was of the Baptist faith and loved to cook and take care of people.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Thornton Altman; four brothers, Noah, Roy, Britton and John; three sisters, Mildred, Minnie Lee and Nellie.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Foreman and her husband Craig and Amanda Buchanan and her husband Aaron, all of Blackshear; four grandchildren, Cheyenne Chancey, Conner Chancey, Caitlyn Walsh (husband John) and Ethan Buchanan, all of Blackshear; one great-granddaughter due any day, Ansley Laine Walsh; mother of his children, Ann Thomas, Blackshear; special friend, Linda Griffis, Waycross; two sisters, Marie and Freida and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the funeral home. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, from the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. 

Interment will follow in High Bluff Cemetery.

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Miles-Odum Funeral Home of Waycross is in charge of arrangements.

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