Robert Joseph Sherrill
Robert Joseph Sherrill
  • October 10, 1929 - January 15, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Robert (Bob) Joseph Sherrill, age 87, of Kennesaw GA passed away peacefully Sunday, January 15, 2017. Bob was born 10/10/29. He lived his early years in Tallapoosa, GA and moved to Kennesaw in 1958.

Bob was hard working, consistent, and a dedicated family man.

He served in the Army during the Korean War. Bob worked at Lockheed for 38 years and retired in 1991. He was a "Jack of all Trades" with a love for anything mechanical, especially cars. He was an avid reader, with a passion for knowledge. He enjoyed reading the Farmers Almanac, Consumer Reports, Car and Driver, and Popular Mechanic. At age 86, he transitioned with amazing ease to reading the news; weather and Facebook from his much loved iPad.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Edna Jeanette Sherrill of 65 years, son Dwain Sherrill and wife Reba, Dallas GA, daughter Donna Stowe and husband John, Conover, NC, brother Fred Sherrill, Tallapoosa, 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service to honor the life of Robert (Bob) Joseph Sherrill will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends at 10 am prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your favorite charity