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Celebrating the life of

Eugene (Rabbit) Motes

Passed away on February 12, 2022

Eugene (Rabbit) Motes

Eugene (Rabbit) Motes, 87, of Savannah, GA died Saturday, February 12, 2022, at home in the arms of his loving wife, Violet Green Motes.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Beatrice Faircloth, Grace Faircloth, Marie Glisson, Nellaruth Pipkins, and brother, Joe Motes. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Debra Davis (Eathen) of Garden City, his son Lenoard Eugene Motes (Debbie) of Tybee Island, and sisters, Sarah Wilson, Gloria Barnes, and Margaret Motes.

He graduated from Commercial High School in 1954. He worked at Union Camp for 39 years, and retired as a Maintenance Superintendent. 

He was a member of Hamilton Ridge Hunting Club and a member of the Elks Lodge # 183 for 29 years. He loved fishing, gardening (shared his vegetables with many) and spending time with his family.

The family would like to give special thanks to Janie Dorsey for all her love and help.

A Private Graveside service was held in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park.

Remembrances may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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GUEST BOOK

We would like to offer our deepest condolences on the loss of Rabbit. He was so special to all of us and he is going to be so deeply missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

- Nancy Rowland, Marilyn Florie,& Casey, Savannah, Georgia

We would like to offer our deepest condolences on the loss of Rabbit. He was so special to all of us and he is going to be so deeply missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

- Nancy Rowland, Marilyn Florie,& Casey, Savannah, Georgia

Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers.

- Jimmy and Connie Deal, Savannah, Georgia

Our sincere condolences to Rabbit's family. Class of 1954, Commercial High School.

- Coleen Biezenbos, Savannah, GA

Violet, you and your family are in our prayers.

- Elaine Lewis Lester, Savannah, GA

VIOLET, WE ARE SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. WE KNOW HE WILL BE MISSED/ OUR PRAYERS WILL BE WITH YOU. LOVE, JR & CAROLYN

- INMAN BROWN JR & CAROLYN, DAISY, GA

Though we've only known Rabbit for a little over 6 years, we were blessed so much with his kindness, love and beautiful smile and laughter. He loved interacting with the grandkids and they loved him! Our prayers are with you all. We love you. Dave, Sue and little David

- Dave and Sue Jiosa/David Taber, Savannah, GA

A candle has been lit!

Our sincere condolences to your family! We are praying for ya'll! -The Jones Family

- Demetra Jones, Savannah, GA

We're so for your loss, such a precious person. We always enjoyed talking with him and listening to his crazy jokes. Prayers for you all.

- Cliff & Darlene Luckett, Savannah, Georgia

Please accept our sincere sympathy in your time of sorrow

- Tommy & Phyllis Alford, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200

  • A Private Service Will Be Held