Michael Anthony “Monk” Youngblood, 54
Michael Anthony “Monk” Youngblood, age 54, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019, at St. Josephs-Emory Hospital in Atlanta, GA, due to an extended illness. Mr. Youngblood was born on November 20, 1964, in Douglas, Georgia, the son of Winnette Miller Youngblood and the late William Edwin Youngblood.
He was a retired Coffee County Sheriff’s deputy and was loved by many of his colleagues in the many Coffee County public safety agencies. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during Desert Storm.
Survivors include: his mother, Ms. Winnette Miller Youngblood of Douglas, GA; three sons, Michael Andrew Youngblood of Ambrose, GA, Anthony Clay Youngblood and wife Breanna of Ambrose, GA, and Edison Ray Youngblood and wife Leah of Broxton, GA. He is also survived by several cousins and very close friends.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home, with Rev. Matt Rutland and Rev. Sim Youngblood officiating. Interment followed at Royals Cemetery. The family received friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.com.
Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.