Wednesday, March 20th, 2013...4:44 am
Busey P. (Trey) Stokes III, ’81
Busey Preston Trey Stokes, III of Richmond Hill, Ga., 53, died Thursday,
March 14. Trey was born April 1, 1959, in Savannah. He was preceded in death
by his parents, B. Preston Stokes, Jr. and Brenda Fields Rennolds;
Grandparents Busey Preston Stokes, Sr., Essie Parmer Lumpkin, Clarence C.
Fields and Vera H. Fields. Trey formerly attended Rothwell Baptist
Church…graduated from Savannah Christian School with a full football
scholarship to The Citadel, Charleston, SC. As a youth along with football,
he enjoyed baseball tennis and was quite graceful on roller skates! Also,
played the hand bells with the Bull St. Baptist Church and played the Oboe
with the Savannah Youth Symphony. An avid golfer, he loved his Monday golf
games with his buddies, as well as his annual golf trips to re-connect with
old friends. However, most of his time was devoted to Keller’s Flea Market.
Vendors and customers share in our heartbreaking loss. Survivors almost
Mother, Margaret B. Stokes of Pooler; almost Daddy, Thomas H. Rennolds, III.
of Richmond Hill; his sister and brother in law, Hubert and Cheri Stokes
Keller of Pooler; Uncle Everett Cracker Stokes; Aunt Rose Fields Bradley;
almost family Lisa Weir, Chapin, SC, Missy Edwards, Cumming, Ga., Paul Ward,
Statesboro, Ga. Cynthia R. Smith, Alpharetta, Ga., Kathryn L. Rennolds,
Atlanta Ga. and many more loving family and friends. The visitation will be
on Monday, March 18 from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the funeral home. The Graveside
funeral and burial will be on Tuesday March 19 at 11:00am at Forest Lawn
Memory Gardens. Mr. Larry Carver will be officiating. Remembrances: The
American Heart Association 7130 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite 101, Savannah,
GA 31406 or Savannah Junior Golf Association PO Box 60517, Savannah, GA
31420. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for
all of the acts of kindness and compassion that has been shown to us during
this most sad time…. we are truly blessed… Friends may sign the online
register book at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com Thomas C. Strickland &
Sons Funeral Homes West Chatham Chapel (912) 748-2444 Please sign our
Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obitu.