AVERA, Ga. - CW3 Robert E. Mahoney, USAR (Ret.), 72, husband of 50 years to Mary W. Mahoney, entered into rest Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville, GA. Funeral services will be held at James Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 26, 2009 at 4:30 P.M. with the Rev. David Davis officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Avera, GA. Robert served our country with pride during the Vietnam War and received many service awards, medals and commendations. He was a member of AMBUCS, DAV, American Legion, and Hephzibah Masonic Lodge # 412. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Barnard and Irene Barbara Carroll Mahoney, and his brother, Charles Frances Mahoney. Survivors include his daughter, Barbara Coreine Claxton, Grovetown, GA; sister, Patricia M. Briscoe, Vacaville, CA; and sister-in-law, Sandra (Richard) Jones, Clifton, VA. Pallbearers will be Tommy Sheppard, Bernard Pittman, Warren Mathis, Jason Mathis, Gary Kitchens, and Anthony Clark-the Avera Volunteer Fire Department. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 26, 2009