William Perry "Pete" Rountree

Born: Wed., Sep. 8, 1943
Died: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Location: Swainsboro First Baptist Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Location: Swainsboro First Baptist Church


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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. William Perry “Pete” Rountree, Sr. age 76, of Twin City, GA, on Monday, November 18, 2019, while tending to his bees.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating with Rev. Casey Shaw assisting.

Interment will follow in the Coleman-Twin City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Pallbearers will be Ben Rountree, Chuck Faulk, Justin Rountree, Anthony Davis, Frank Denmark and Buddy Cobb.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Men's Steadfast Sunday School Class.

Mr. Rountree owned and operated Southern Laundry and Drycleaners for 30 years  before his retirement in 2007. He was a member of the South Eastern Fabricare Association in which he was the president in 1991 and 1992. He was also a former president of Swainsboro Rotary. Since his retirement, Pete thoroughly enjoyed his hobby of beekeeping. Being a member of three different beekeeper clubs,  he loved mentoring new or beginner beekeepers.

Survivors Include:

His Wife: Sandra McCranie Rountree of Twin City, GA

His Two Sons: William Perry Rountree, Jr. and Stephen Hardy Rountree, both of Atlanta, GA

His Sister: Mary Jane Rountree Faulk (Charley) of Vidalia, GA

His Brothers: John Anderson Rountree (Faye) of Twin City, Lee Ellis Rountree (Andrea) of Statesboro, GA and George Holland Rountree (Anne) of Statesboro, GA

His Aunt: Julie Ann Anderson of Statesboro.

Many Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.                             

Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. William Perry Rountree, Sr. of Twin City, GA.

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