The graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Oglethorpe City Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Oglethorpe, Ga.
Graveside services, including burials, 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.
Richard Lee English, Jr., better known as “Jitty Bug,” was born April 15, 1958, in Montezuma, Georgia to the late Richard Lee English, Sr. and the late Lillian Sykes English Taylor. He was born in a family of five siblings; Evangelist Beverly English Williams and Wayne English preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Susie Mae Sykes and Ida Mae Dunlap and his niece, Katrina English.
As a child, Richard traveled with his parents and he attended school in different countries. Richard was a 1977 graduate of Macon County High School.
Richard is the father of Alicia English, Atlanta, Georgia; he is the grandfather of Kiandria Miller and Jamaal Rice both of Warner Robins, Georgia and Eric Rice, Oglethorpe, Georgia; one great granddaughter, Kehlani Cain, Warner Robins, Georgia; two siblings, Reginald English (Nannette) Ideal, Georgia and Terry English (Doretha), Columbia, South Carolina; aunts, Vivian Sykes Law, and Willie Pearl Sykes both of Oglethorpe, Georgia; sister-in-law, Sharon English, Montezuma, Georgia; a host of nieces (including devoted niece, Shontell English Walters), nephews, other relatives and friends including, Jeff Jolly, Leonard McKellar and Alfonza Harris.