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Dustin "Dusty" Blake Rector

April 5, 1984 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 37)

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 Mr. Dustin Blake “Dusty” Rector, age 37, of Bowman, Georgia passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2021 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Georgia. Born April 5, 1984, in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was the son of Tony Rector and Tammy McKern and husband, Brooks of Georgia. Dusty worked as a poultry farmer at the Flying Egg and attended Rice Creek Baptist Church in Canon, Georgia. In addition to his parents, survivors include his sons: Logan Rector and Austin Rector of Georgia; brothers: Tony Rector and wife, Jamie and Shane Rector all of Georgia, and Joshua Friel and wife Amanda of London, Kentucky, step-brother: Anthony Rector; step-sisters: Chasmine Rector and Sierra Rector; and maternal grandparents: Henry and Linda Brooks all of Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Junior and Polly Rector; and companion: Crystal Dawn Saxon.

 The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home of Lavonia, Georgia with Rev. Jason Dove and Rev. Gary Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Rice Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Cannon, Georgia. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the service. To sign the online guest register and leave personal condolences to the Rector family, please visit

Strickland Funeral Home of Lavonia, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.

*This obituary is announced as a courtesy to the Rector family by Laurel Funeral Home.

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