Robert Thomas "Bobby" Sherrer, Sr

Born: Fri., May 22, 1931
Died: Tue., Nov. 22, 2005

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Robert Thomas “Bobby” Sherrer, Sr., age 74, of Union Point, Georgia, died Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. Born in Greene County on May 22, 1931 he was the son of the late Thomas Eddie Sherrer and Christine Jackson Sherrer. He graduated from Union Point High School in 1950 and Marsh Business College with an Associate of Business in 1956. After graduation from high school, Bobby joined the United States Air Force and served from 1950 until 1954. Bobby was a Sergeant in the Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict. In December of 1955 he married Lina Belle Hunt and this December 17th they would have been married for fifty years. For thirty years he worked as a truck driver for Atlanta Motor Lines formerly known as Harper Trucking. He lived in Atlanta for twelve years and in Riverdale for thirty-nine years. They returned to Union Point in October of 1998. He was a lifelong member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Union Point. Mr. Sherrer is survived by his loving wife, Lina Belle Hunt Sherrer, of Union Point, GA; a daughter, Charlotte A. Bentley of White Plains, GA; two sons, Thomas Reginald Sherrer of Union Point, GA and Robert Thomas Sherrer, Jr. and wife Cynthia L. of Covington, GA; seven grandchildren, Kim Smith, Allen Sherrer, Rae Lynn Strozier, Jessica Sherrer, Haley Sherrer, Kimberly Sherrer and Jonathan Sherrer; five great grandchildren, James Thomas Smith, Alexis Smith, Emily Strozier, David Adriance and Steven Corry; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 25, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Jim Olds and Rev. Thomas Ghann officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Danny Copelan, Harry Healey, Bud Thornton, Wayne Jackson, Paul Jackson and Allen Griffith. Any memorials may be made to Bethesda Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Jerry Lunceford, 1920 Hwy 77 North, Union Point, GA 30669. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Friday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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AShley Waldrep
   Posted Wed November 23, 2005
Dear Family, I am Ashley Davis Warner Hunt's grandaughter. I will keep you all in my prayers. I am very sorry about the loss of loved one. Please let me know if there is anything that I can do for teh fanily. I hope that I can see you all soon. Love AShley Waldrep

Linda Stephens
   Posted Thu November 24, 2005
Lina Belle and Family: So sad to hear of Bobby's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. My deepest sympathy to all of you. Sincerely, Linda Stephens

   Posted Thu November 24, 2005

Von Heidbrider
   Posted Thu November 24, 2005
Since I am out of town I am thinking of you

Janet Copelan Hallman
   Posted Fri November 25, 2005
Lina Belle and Family, So sorry to hear about Bobby. We are now in Kentucky and not able to make it. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Robbie, and the rest. Janet, David, Josh and Robert

Lori & Tony Smith
   Posted Tue November 29, 2005
Kim, (James and Alex) We were so sorry to hear about your grandfather. We know how special he was to all of you and how greatly he will be missed. Please know that you are in our prayers during this difficult time.