Dewayne Alan Foots

November 10, 1978 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 42)


Mosley's Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dewayne Alan Foots, 42, of Swainsboro, GA on Friday, February 5, 2021 at the Emanuel Medical Center, following an brief illness.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. at the Swainsboro City Auditorium with Pastor Nick Robertson officiating, assisted by Reverend Leroy Jordan.

Interment: Swainsboro City Cemetery

Honorary Pallbearers: Members of Norfolk Southern Railroad

Pallbearers: Mike Smith, Clifford Williams, James Eliston, Sergio Washington, Lynn Foots, and Brandon Hamiel

Flower Attendants: Swainsboro Class of 1998

Dewayne was a loving and devoted husband and father with a great sense of humor. He enjoyed various hobbies such as traveling, fishing, barbequing, attending sporting events, landscaping, and restoring old vehicles. He also worked as a machine operator for Norfolk Southern Railroad for many years.

Dewayne attended Swainsboro High School, where he was known for his outstanding athleticism in track and field, football, and his favorite, basketball. He was one of the star athletes of his basketball team who helped the team to win the 1996 State of Georgia Basketball Championship. Dewayne’s outstanding athletic ability provided him the opportunity to play basketball with the late Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady during summer camps. Following his senior year, he attended Itwamaba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi.  

Survivors are:

His Wife: Mrs. Carla Foots of Swainsboro, GA

His Parents: Ms. Alice Foots of Swainsboro, GA and Mr. Edward Wise of Vidalia, GA

Four Sons: Dorien Foots, Caziah Foots, Calynn Foots, and Shanjuanyea Wadley, all of Swainsboro, GA

One Daughter: Yiale Foots of Swainsboro, GA 

Four Brothers: Timothy Foots of Holiday, FL, Mark Wise of Suffolk, VA, Dallas Wise of Virginia Beach, VA, and Byron Foots of Swainsboro, GA

Four Sisters: Lucy Foots of Lithonia, GA, Raven Wise of Vidalia, GA, Brooke Hodges of Augusta, GA, and Danielle Foots of Swainsboro, GA

A host of other relatives and friends.

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Mosley's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for the funeral services for Mr. Dewayne Alan Foots of Swainsboro, GA.

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February 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mosley's Funeral Home
342 N Coleman Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Funeral Service
February 13, 2021

12:00 PM

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