Zabill "James" Register, 79, passed this life Saturday, July 5, 2008.
Mr. Register was born August 27, 1928, in Valdosta, Ga., to the union of James and Ann Mae (McCormick) Register. Zabill migrated from Valdosta to Monroe, Mich., and from there to Sandusky, where he met and married Dorothy Mae (Noble) Register.
Mr. Register retired from Ferrell Cheek Steel Company with thirty years of service. After his retirement he was employed by Sortino Management and Development Company until he became ill in January, 2008.
Surviving and forever cherishing his memory are daughter, Mary Ann (James "Bo") Reed; son, Lonnie (Cheryl) Register;11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Melvina Hamilton of Toledo, Aquilla (Eli) Griffen of Valdosta, Lillie (Harold) Stafford of Atlanta, Betty (Frank) Coaxum of Valdosta, Yvonne Williams ofValdosta, Emma Robinson of Alton, Ga., Cynthia Register of Valdosta and Katie Register of Valdosta; and brother, Hubert Register ofPhiladelphia.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Mae (Noble) Register; son, James "Paddle" Register; parents; brothers, James Jr., Freddie and Jerry Register; and sisters, Annie Lona Gillard, Mae Alma Barnes and Willie B. Marshall.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Saturday in the funeral home; Elder Clinton Grayofficiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice or Pass Port Home Health Care.