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BRACKETT, William William F. (Bill) Brackett, age 70, of Berkeley Lake, GA died Monday, August 15, 2011 after a long illness. Mr. Brackett attended Georgia State University and John Marshall Law School. He was an Atlanta attorney for forty-five years. Early in his career he also taught at John Marshall Law School. Mr. Brackett was a member of Duluth First United Methodist Church. He was always happiest when he was at his home in the North Carolina mountains with his family. He loved being called "Pop" and "UB." Mr. Brackett was preceded in death by his father, Edgar John Hamilton Brackett and his son, Timothy W. Brackett. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Doris Looney Brackett of Berkeley Lake, GA; grandson Hayden Michael Brackett of Berkeley Lake, GA; mother Margaret Dobbs Brackett of Norcross, GA; brother Edgar H. (Buddy) Brackett and wife Vivien of Duluth, GA; sister Ester Brackett Ward and husband Charles of Gulfport, FL; mother-in-law Ruth Blackwell Looney of Norcross, GA; brother-in-law Robert Edward Looney, Jr. of Bluffton, SC; sister-in-law Mary Smith Looney of Lilburn, GA; daughter-in-law Cheryl Harris Brackett; nieces and nephews James Brackett and wife Leigh of Buford, Vicki Brackett of Duluth, David Camp of Gulfport, FL, Deborah Johnson and husband Bryan of Duluth; great-nieces and nephew Nicholas Brackett , Madison Brackett, Alissa Brackett , Katherine Johnson , and Sarah Johnson. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home 5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Norcross, GA 30092. www.crowellbrothers.com Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. C. Kay Fuino officiating. Interment will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park. Those desiring, donations may be made to the AFLAC Cancer Center 1687 Tullie Circle NE Atlanta, GA 30329-2321 in memory of Bill Brackett. Express online condolences at www.crow ellbrothers.com. Crowell Brothers Funeral Home, Norcross, GA (770)448-5757.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2011
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