Gregory Elliott “Greg” Barwick, 58


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors, announces the death of Mr. Gregory Elliott “Greg” Barwick, age 58, of Adrian, on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 16, at 11 a.m. in the Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with Rev. David Oliver and Rev. Casey Shaw officiating. Interment will follow in the Watson-Odomville Cemetery in Adrian. The family received friends on Tuesday one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Church.

Masks were required for the visitation and service, at the request of the family, thank you for honoring their wishes.

Pallbearers were Stan Moore, Eddie Hall, John Hutcheson, James Mullis, Jon Kennedy and Bruce Frost. Honorary pallbearers were Hunter Spivey, Jessie Yawn, Rufus Youmans, Julian Sconyers, J. J. McNair, Tye Willis, Willie Brown, J. T. Mincey, Terry Manus, John Hart, Jon Wyatt and Guilda Harris.

Mr. Barwick, “Greg” was born November 26, 1963, in Dublin, Laurens County, and was a lifelong resident of Adrian. He was a 1981 graduate of Adrian High School, and received his Foresters Degree from Waycross Ware Tech. “Greg” was a licensed forester and owner of Barwick Construction and Forestry LLC. He enjoyed hunting turkey, pheasant, duck, quail and deer; fishing for red fin pike and for the past 25 years organized his annual dove shoot for friends, neighbors and clients. “Greg” loved restoring old cars, dozers or any kind of equipment really; and was known to stop at every antique market he passed collecting old tools and things. He was a member of Swainsboro First Baptist Church. Mr. Barwick is preceded in death by his sister, Debra Sue Barwick.

Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Donna Holder Barwick of Adrian; mother and father, Mary Smith Barwick and Linton “Elliott” Barwick of Adrian; step-son, Tyler Youmans (Briana) of Chicago, IL; brother, Mark Smith Barwick of Atlanta; and his beloved boy, Blue.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, P O Box 365, Swainsboro, GA 30401 or online at

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.