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BEARSE, Asa Taylor Asa Taylor Bearse BEARSE, Asa Taylor - Died peacefully surrounded by his family on February 8, 2014. Asa Taylor Bearse III, 69, was born on August 19, 1944 at Emory University Hospital to the late Asa Taylor Bearse, Jr. and Avis D. Bearse. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Teresa Morgan Bearse, daughter and son-in-law Lore Bearse Moya and Richard Moya, son and daughter-in-law, Asa Taylor Bearse IV and Sarah Bancroft Bearse, grandchildren Calen Lorene Bearse, Kyle Lee Moya, Richard Justin Moya, Lindsey Brook Moya, Morgan Taylor Moya and Asa Taylor Bearse V, sisters Carol Bearse Cole and Martha Bearse Turner, adored aunt Mary Josephine Bearse and numerous beloved cousins, nieces and nephews. Asa received his Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Public Accountancy from Georgia State University and his Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1968 and served in Vietnam 1969-1970 where he was awarded the Bronze Star. Upon his return, he began his 27 year career with the State of Georgia. Asa was a valued 5th generation Charter Member, Deacon, and Elder of Rock Spring Presbyterian Church and Officer of the Rock Spring Presbyterian Cemetery Association, which is listed on the National Historic Registry. Asa volunteered as the Athletic Director of North DeKalb Youth Sports Association for 20 years and served on the Board of Directors of Georgia Youth Football Association. He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family both at home and at the beach. A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Rock Spring Presbyterian Church, 1824 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30324, officiated by Reverend Karen Allamon. Reception immediately to follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate a donation to the Rock Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, 1824 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324 or to the in memory of Asa Taylor Bearse, III.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 11, 2014
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