2017-05-17 / Obituaries


Mr. Ronald Edwin Botts, age 74, of Recovery died Monday, May 8, 2017, at Archbold Medical Center.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 3: 00 p. m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. Interment followed at Eternal Rest Memory Gardens with military honors.

Mr. Botts served in the US Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was born in Tampa, FL, raised in Sulphur Springs, FL, and moved to Georgia in 1996 after working overseas. Mr. Botts was a retired self-employed farmer with Sunrise Farms.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Botts; one son, Rooster Botts; and one daughter, Bonnie (Rodney) Anderson, all of Recovery; two granddaughters, Roni Ann Botts and Jamie Anderson; one great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Van- Mater; one great-grandson, Anthony; and two sisters, Nancy Calhoun of Tampa, FL, and Susan Zorn of Tampa, FL.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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