Viewing will be Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Meadows Mortuary, 419 Flat Shoals Avenue SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316.
Viewing will be Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Oglethorpe, Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Brown Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Hwy 224, Montezuma, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Freddie James Haugabook was born on March 21, 1953 to the late Willie B. Haugabook and the late Eddie Ruth “Honey” Felder Haugabook. Two brothers, Willie H. Haugabook and Eric Haugabook, one sister-in-law, Wilmotine Haugabook, and one nephew, Roderick McKenzie preceded him in death.
He was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a 1971 graduate of the Historic D. F. Douglass High School in Montezuma, Georgia. Freddie was a phenomenal football player while in high school. He attended the former Fort Valley State College in Fort Valley, Georgia.
At an early age, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined Brown Chapel Baptist Church, in Montezuma, Georgia. Freddie later joined the membership of Saving Grace Christian Church, Riverdale, Georgia under the leadership of Pastor Jarrod Haugabook where he served as a Deacon. He was an upright Christian man that loved the Lord. He was the epitome of dedication and a great supporter of every facet of the church that he loved so well. “Servant of God well done”
He was employed with General Motor Company and worked various positions and after 32 years of dedicated services he retired in 2008.
Freddie was well known for his heartfelt concern and love for others, often putting others before himself. He knew no strangers, once he met you, he never forgot you. He poured out his love unselfishly to his family and friends. His family was his pride and joy. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for you for his love was unconditional.
On Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Deacon Freddie James Haugabook departed his life. “A precious one from us is gone; a voice we love is still, a place is vacant in our hearts, that can nevermore be filled.”
He leaves a legacy of love and heartfelt memories to his two daughters, Jaimeicia Haugabook of Atlanta, GA, and Brittany Haugabook and family of Decatur, GA; one loving granddaughter, Asia Phillips of Atlanta, GA; one Goddaughter, Ajsa Moone, Duluth, GA; six siblings, Minister Bettye Mathis of Ellenwood, GA, Marianne Curry (Russell) of Stockbridge, GA, Carolyn Maloy (Abner) of Montezuma, GA, Clara McKenzie (DeVaughn) of Montezuma, GA, Doris Haugabook of Marshallville, GA and Jerome Haugabook of Atlanta, GA; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.