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Benny Deloach

December 29, 1939 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 80)

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Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Mr. Benny Deloach, age 80, who passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 at the Eastside Medical Center in Snellville. Mr. Deloach retired from the Georgia State Patrol with thirty years of service. He began his career as a driver examiner later becoming a trooper, badge #507, and retired as Post Commander of Post 16 Helena. Mr. Deloach served as Sheriff of Appling County for sixteen years being elected in 2001 and retiring in December of 2016. He was a thirty-four year member of the Highway 144 Fire Department; a Gideon for many years and a member and Deacon of the Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Deloach was preceded in death by his parents, A.L. and Nettie Baxley Deloach and a brother, Billy Deloach.

He is survived by his wife of fifty nine years, Emma Lee Crosby Deloach of Baxley; children, Benjie Deloach (Elaine) of Sylvester, Karen Collins (Dean) of Baxley, Linton Deloach (Brandy) of Baxley; seven grandchildren, Mandy Davis (Trent), Heather Bowen (Carson), Renee Deloach, Laken Deloach, Lacey Deloach, LeeAnne Ewaldsen (John Paul), and Micah Collins, eight great grandchildren, Sawyer Davis, Sumner Davis, Cayden Bowen, Cassidy Bowen, Ansley Bartley, Bo Bartley, Collin Ewaldsen and Emie Ewaldsen; brother, Vernon Deloach and numerous other family members also survive.

The funeral service for Mr. Deloach will be held Wednesday at the Zion Missionary Baptist Church with the Reverend Stephen Statum, Reverend Rick Brown, Reverend Ronnie Rentz and Reverend James Minick officiating.

Interment will follow in the Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Mandy Davis, LeeAnne Ewaldsen, Heather Bowen, Renee Deloach, Micah Collins, Laken Deloach, Lacey Deloach, Appling County Sheriff's Department Deputies and the Georgia State Patrol.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Zion Missionary Baptist Church, all current and retired law enforcement officers, members of the Highway 144 Fire Department and Gideons International.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Gideons International at or the Georgia Sheriff's Youth Home at

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. Benny Deloach. 



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