Nahunta – Elbert Charles Hand, 60, of Nahunta passed away early Thursday morning (January 19, 2023) at Memorial Satilla Health after a brief illness.
Born in Jacksonville, FL his parents were Vernon Eugene Hand, Sr. and Edris Mae McCalligan Hand.
Elbert was a landscaper and loved landscaping. He loved his children and grandchildren, fishing and was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan.
Survivors include his wife, Marsha Diana Hand of Nahunta; 5 sons, Christopher Hand, Joshua Hand, Stephen Hand all of Jacksonville, FL, Thomas Shifflett of PA and William Swilley of Orlando, FL; 3 daughters, Doris Shifflett of Brunswick, Diana Teahan of TX and Sabrina Swilley of Hastings, FL; 23 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 6 brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon Hand of Woodbine, Roger Hand, Mark Hand both of Brunswick, Edward Hand (Jennifer), Colt Hand (Christy) all of Hortense and David Hand (Constance) of Jesup; 2 sisters, Linda F. Davis of Nahunta and Julia Quicksaw of IN; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
A celebration of life will take place Sunday (January 29, 2023) at 2PM at the Woodbine Docks.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.