Mr. Roy Gene Haddock, age 79, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his home.
Born in Greenville, NC, he was the son of the late Galber Lee Haddock and Lily Belle Coward Haddock. Mr. Haddock grew up in Greenville before joining and serving in the U.S. Army. Upon being honorably discharged he returned home and began a long career in the Construction Industry. He worked for many years building churches and residential projects around Charleston, Monks Corner and Greenville, SC before coming to Fernandina Beach, FL in 1996. After settling in Fernandina Beach, he worked as an Independent Contractor and was instrumental in the development and construction of the Summer Beach Properties on Amelia Island and other custom properties in South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Mr. Haddock semi retired during the mid 2000s and continued performing maintenance for the Summer Beach Properties until recently.
He enjoyed his work, helping others, having something to do every day and time spent with his family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Glen Haddock, Bill Haddock, a son, David Perry, and his wife, Lisa Ann Haddock, who passed away in January of 2015.
Mr. Haddock leaves behind, his children, Gene Haddock Jr., Charleston, SC, Mike Haddock, Charleston, SC, Tammy Baker, Charlotte, NC, Jason Haddock, Charleston, SC, Gena Haddock, Charleston, SC, Maurice Haddock, Charleston, SC, Trischa Haddock, Charleston, SC, Ryan Haddock, Charleston, SC, Taylor Haddock, Fernandina Beach, FL, Neal Perry, Tennessee, his sisters, Faye Stancill, Kinston, NC, Joyce Lewis, West Palm Beach, FL, Carolyn Bennett, Charlotte, NC, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley Heard Funeral Home.
Mr. Haddock’s family will receive friends on Saturday, at the funeral home, from 1:00 pm until the hour of service.