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William H. Wilmoth

September 17, 1947 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

William Wilmoth Obituary

William Wilmoth, age 76, of 86 Skyway Drive, Warner Robins died Saturday, November 25, 2023, at his residence.

He was born in Rock Springs, North Carolina to the late Ila Gordon Wilmoth and Helen Loman Wilmoth.  He graduated form Savannah High School in 1966 and began working at the Savannah Police Department.  His career in law enforcement began in the radio/dispatch department and later, he transferred to his passion in forensics.  After being promoted to sergeant, he worked a few years in the auto theft/forgery division.  Upon his retirement, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant.  He also worked in the security detail at the Chatham County Courthouse for several years and also worked for Gordon's Wrecker Service for 10 years.  In 2018, he moved to Warner Robins to be close to his daughter and grandchildren. 

Survivors include:
Daughter:  Missy Cox (Ben) of Pinehurst

Shirley Ward of Rincon
Linda Cannon of Garden City

Forrest Cox of Pinehurst
Bo Cox of Pinehurst

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mandy Wilmoth and his brothers, James, Robert and Gary.

Funeral services will be held at 12 PM Thursday, November 30 in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Services in Savannah.  Interment will follow in Greenwich Cemetery in Savannah.

The family will greet friends beginning one hour prior to the service.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla and Gamble Funeral Services of Savannah have charge of arrangements.

Gamble Funeral Services
410 Stephenson Avenue
Savannah, GA 31405

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November 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Gamble Funeral Services
410 Stephenson Avenue
Savannah, GA 31405

Funeral Service
November 30, 2023

12:00 PM
Gamble Funeral Services
410 Stephenson Avenue
Savannah, GA 31405

November 30, 2023

1:30 PM
Greenwich Cemetery
330 Greenwich Road
Savannah, GA 31404


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