Paul J. Sheehy, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday April 6, 2017.
Born August 23, 1941 in Independence, Missouri to the late Almer and Vivian Sheehy, he had lived in Dawson County over 20 years having moved from Cobb County. Mr. Sheehy retired as a pilot for Delta Airlines with 28 years of service. He served in the U. S. Air Force over 12 years where he flew 100 missions in Vietnam. Paul enjoyed running, snow skiing, golf and volunteering in various ESL programs. A member of the Grace Presbyterian Church choir, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Rick Sheehy.
Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Mary Ann Cox Sheehy, Dawsonville; daughters and sons in law, Lisa Sheehy, Gainesville, GA, Karen and Alex Pastos, Gainesville, FL, Carolyn and Mattison Barnes, Cumming, Anna and Gerard Sample, Cave Creek, AZ; grandchildren, Gus Pastos, Owen Pastos, Bo Barnes, Noah Barnes, John Barnes, Luke Sample, Mary Alexa Sample; brother and sister in law, David and Ingrid Sheehy, St. Louis, MO.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 10 o’clock at Grace Presbyterian Church. Rev. David Jordan will officiate. Interment services will follow at Georgia National Cemetery at 1 o’clock.
The family will receive friends Monday from 4 until 7 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 201, Dawsonville, GA 30534, or to the Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County, 200 Dawson Commons Circle, Suite 220, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.