John David Kersey, 71, of Baxley passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021.   

Mr. Kersey was born May 11, 1950 in Appling County to the late John Hewey “Dutch” Kersey and the late Isabell Mincey Daggett. He was a retired machine operator for ITT Rayonier.

Survivors include his daughter, Kaitlin Kersey of Baxley; four sons, Jeremy Kersey, Jamie Kersey, Christopher Kersey and John Kersey, Jr. all of Baxley; sisters, Mildred Stone and Betty Jean Dixon both of Baxley; brothers, Roger Dale Evans, Willis Kersey and Jake Kersey all of Baxley. Seven grandchildren also survive.   

Funeral services were held Friday, September 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with the Rev. Mitchell Jones and Rev. Justin McLellan officiating.  

Interment followed in Asbury Church Cemetery. 

Active pallbearers were  Shawn Kersey, Randy Evans, Blake Kersey, Seth Kersey, Bubba Kersey and Dale Evans.  

Arrangements were rendered by Swain Funeral Home.