Robbie Sapp

Robbie Sapp, 83, passed away April 8 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. The Candler County native lived most of his life in Evans County. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and served as a deacon and helped build the educational building at Eastside Baptist Church. He owned Sapp’s Dry Wall business for 50 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Loree Sapp; brother, Carl Sapp; son-in-law, Robbie Jernigan; brother-in-law, Johnny Waters; and sister-in-law, Martha Sapp. Surviving are his wife, Lucille Rogers Sapp of Claxton; son, Darryl (Valerie) Sapp of Pembroke; daughters, Rhonda (Phillip) Richey of Claxton, Lisa Jernigan of Claxton and Cindy (David) Wiggins of Walton, Ky.; brother, Irvin Sapp of Claxton; sisters, Loretta Waters of Claxton and Ellene (Bobby) Sanderlin of Gray, Ga.; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 10, from 3-5 p.m., at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 10, at 5 p.m., at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m., at Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Remembrances may be sent to Eastside Building Fund, P.O. Box 66, Claxton, Ga. 30417; Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo St., Statesboro, Ga. 30458; Evans County C.A.R.E.S., P.O. Box 186, Claxton, Ga. 30417; or a charity of choice. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.