Mr. Raymond "Hawkeye" Sorrells

  • BORN: March 22, 1945
  • DIED: December 26, 2018
  • LOCATION: Albany, Georgia

Mr. Raymond "Hawkeye" Sorrells, age 73, of Albany, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Hawkeye was born March 22, 1945 in Toccoa and was the son of the late Claude Eugene Sorrells, Jr. and Marcile "Mot" Terrell Sorrells of Toccoa.

He attended Georgia Military College then graduated from the University of Georgia where he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. Following graduation he moved to Albany, GA. In Albany he went into business for himself and started Tape Town which later evolved into Custom Sound. This is where the love of music became an integral part of his life. He was a member of Doublegate Country Club and an avid golfer. Hawkeye had a heart of gold, loved life and people. He also loved football and NASCAR. These passions he passed on to his son Burt. He rarely missed a Georgia football game and was always a Bulldog. Most Sunday's were spent watching either football or racing with Burt and their friends.
Hawkeye is survived by his son, Burt Allen Sorrells and his partner of many years, Robin McMickle Nichols; her son, Chase and his wife Lauren; his sister, Margaret Mills and her children, Amy and Grant.
The family will receive friends Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5pm - 7pm at Mathews Funeral Home, Albany, GA.

His funeral service will be held at two o'clock Friday, December 28, 2018 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, December 30, 2018 at one o'clock Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa, GA with the Rev. David Ritcey officiating.
Those desiring, please make memorials to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 212 N Jefferson Street, Albany, GA 31701.

Mathews Funeral Home, Albany, GA is in charge of the arrangements.
Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, GA is in charge of the graveside service.


“ Very sorry for the lost of your loved one May God the hearer of prayers comfort you during this difficult time and give you strength. 2 cor. 1:4 ”

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