June 18, 1925 – August 22, 2013
Richard Darrell Mote, Sr., 88, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, in Snellville. Darrell was born on June 18, 1925 in Buford, GA to Ben and Leeoey Mote. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Mote retired from Kraft Foods after more than 40 years of service. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who always had a joyful smile on his face. Darrell will be remembered as a loving man. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Helen Mote of Snellville, son Rick Mote and wife Cheryl of Murfreesboro, TN, son Randy Mote and wife Pat of Jonesboro, GA, daughter Debbie Mobley and husband Philip of Stockbridge, GA, sister Juanita Puckett of Marietta, GA, five grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 7-9pm on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Eternal Hills Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 3:00pm on Sunday, August 25, 2013, in the Eternal Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mark Medlin and Pastor Ken Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Please join us in celebrating, Darrell’s life by visiting www.eternalhillsfuneralhome.com. Eternal Hills Funeral Home, 770.972.3155.
- Visitation Saturday, August 24, 2013
- Funeral Service Sunday, August 25, 2013
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Ken and Phyllis Purcell
August 25, 2013
You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. I thank God for allowing me to be a part of this bless family and I know one day we will all be together again. Beth I know you grandfather will be drinking that cup of coffee with his Lord and Savior. God be with you all.
Larry and Marcie Mote
August 24, 2013
What a wonderful legacy Darrell leaves his family. A devout Christian man who loved The Lord, his immediate family, his relatives and friends and his church family. So many wonderful memories we have and will always remember. His smile was priceless. May God grant you all His peace and comfort you in the days, weeks, and months to come.
August 24, 2013
We are grieving with you at the loss of a dear husband, father , grandfather and uncle.... I have walked in these shoes and know how your heart can break...Take comfort in the fact that he is with God now and in no more pain... only joy and beautiful sights surround him... and the peace of God is upon him.... This is not good bye for those who believe.... only see you later....May God grant you peace and strength in this time of sorrow in Jesus name I pray..... Love Lynn & Will
Danielle, Janet, and Bill Muckenfuss
August 23, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God hold you in his arms and give you peace.