Wendell W. Stinchcomb

Blythe, GA – Wendell W. Stinchcomb, 78, husband of 55 years to Miriam Berry Stinchcomb, entered into rest on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

Wendell was born in Augusta. He owned and operated Augusta Vacuum on Walton Way for over 40 years. He had a memorable personality and generous nature. He was so proud of his family. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman in his earlier years and served as a past President of Brier Creek Sportsman Club for 15 years. Later in his life, he enjoyed finding Indian artifacts with his friends on his property on Briar Creek. He was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Daisy McCord McDonald and father Wendell Estes Stinchcomb.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Terri Cliatt (Larry), and Angela Orr (Steve), one son, Todd Stinchcomb, nine grandchildren, Cara York (Brian), Allison Rhoades (Jordan), Katie Davis (Josh), Mary Alice Jordan, Courtney Smith (Gary), Emily Stinchcomb, Mallory Stinchcomb, Kyle Orr (Danille), and Heath Cliatt (Bobbi), eleven great grandchildren, and one sister, Sara Leiden (Terry).

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Brian York, Jordan Rhoades, Gary Smith, Kyle Orr, and Joshua Davis, and his nephews Zane Leiden, Yale Leiden, and Eric Leiden.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Lowe, Jimmy Perkins, Larry Ward, Dale Bennett, Ted Russell, Hopeful Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School Class, and the Creek Crew.

The family will receive friends Sunday, October 4th, from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be on Monday, October 5th, 2015, at Hopeful Baptist Church in Burke County, at 3:00 PM. He will lie in state from 2:00 until the hour of service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hopeful Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 132, Hephzibah, GA 30815.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.

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