May 16, 2021

Mr. Eddie Maddox

Mr. Eddie Lee Maddox, Jr., age 70, of Franklin passed away December 31, 2019.

A graveside service will be conducted Thursday January 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Heard County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Maddox was born July 6, 1949 in Hall County, GA to the late Eddie Lee Maddox, Sr. and Connie Ethelda Bell Maddox. He was a Baptist by faith.

He was retired from the US Postal Service where he worked as a diesel mechanic.

One of his favorite passions was auto racing. He especially loved NASCAR, and he fulfilled one of his life’s dreams by serving in a pit crew at a race in Daytona Beach. He also got the opportunity to drive in a Super Pro Class Dragster.

Among his other pastimes were riding motorcycles, traveling, and going fishing.

He was proud of his father’s service in World War II. He wrote several books detailing the elder Maddox’s service in the 736’th Tank Battalion for the Special Forces.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Maddox; one brother, Earl Maddox; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Elaine Maddox.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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