FLYNN, Michael Dateline: Franklin, NC Michael James Flynn, 79, of Franklin, NC passed away January 9, 2014. Born in Milwaukee, WI, he was the son of the late Maurice J. and Helen Rice Flynn. Mr. Flynn was a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and Rutgers University. He retired from IBM as an executive trainer, and later worked at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA as Director of Facilities. He loved the outdoors and nature and enjoyed camping, fishing, reading and photography and volunteered at Angel Medical Center and Habitat for Humanity. He was a member of Rabun Gap First Presbyterian Church where he was a member of the choir. Michael is survived by three daughters, Leslie Flynn of Atlanta, GA, Kathi Flynn of Alpharetta, GA and Jennifer Flynn of Cumming, GA; two sons, Mark Flynn of Dawsonville, GA and Mickey Flynn of Johns Creek, GA and three grandchildren, Jason, Shelby and Tony Flynn. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memories may be posted online at memories.com Michael J. Flynn. Bryant Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 14, 2014