Mr. Travis Dwayne Valentine, 71, of Young Harris, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at his home.
Mr. Valentine was born in Memphis, Tennessee, a son of the late Travis Lee Valentine and the late Emogene Louise Cleaves Valentine. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Valentine had lived in Young Harris for the past 7 years, moving here from Metter, Georgia. He was a member of Sharpe Memorial United Methodist Church, and was retired from Georgia Southern University.
Surviving family members include his loving wife, Myra Turner Valentine; son and daughter-in-law, Martin Wayne and Irene Valentine, of Peachtree City, Georgia; and daughter and son-in-law, Amanda Valentine Blackstone and Lt. Col. Stephen Blackstone, of Warner Robins, Georgia; sisters: Patricia Box, of Denver, North Carolina, and Renee Coombe, of Salem, Connecticut; and brother, Roy Valentine, of Lamar, Mississippi; grandchildren: Veronica Valentine, Jorja Valentine, Lilly Blackstone, Emma Blackstone, Amelia Blackstone, Lorenzo Zucchi, and Rebecca Zucchi.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, private family memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 11th, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church. North Georgia Honor Guard will present Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorial contributions may be made to your choice: Sharp United Methodist Church Pastor's Discretionary Fund, or Wounded Warriors.
Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Hiawassee is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Travis Dwayne Valentine. Please share your condolences and sign the online guest registry at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.