BARTOW, Ga. - John A. Mancin III, 83, entered into his eternal rest Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Greenwood Place in Wrightsville. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016 at the Louisville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Bill Cain officiating. Private graveside services will be held at Bartow City Cemetery. Born in Savannah to the late John A. and Billie S. Mancin, John lived in South Carolina, North Carolina and Macon, GA. He held a degree in chemistry from Mercer University and worked in that field for several years before becoming an agent for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. Upon retirement, he moved to Bartow and became involved in community and volunteer activities, particularly in the restoration of Bartow's schoolhouse and depot, as well as the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum in Louisville. He was a Bartow City Council member for 12 years and served one term as mayor. John was also a charter member and served as president of Bartow Community Club, The Schoolhouse Players, Jefferson County Historical Society and Jefferson County Rotary Club. He was a named Paul Harris Fellow. A faithful member of Louisville Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, John taught Sunday school and served as a deacon and an elder. John is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary McMillan Mancin: their children, Jay Mancin and wife, Stacy; Mal Mancin and wife, Kim; and Sabrina Mancin Cooper and husband, Bill; nine grandchildren, Jenny, Mary, Laura, John and Josh Mancin; Ashley Mancin Stanley and husband, Chad; Malcolm and Grace Mancin; and Chris Cooper and wife, Allie: one great granddaughter, Claire Stanley: sister, Billie Little and husband, Norris: and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Bartow Community Center on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The family respectfully requests that no flowers be sent. Memorial contributions may be made to The Schoolhouse Players, P.O. Box 251, Bartow GA 30413 or to Louisville ARP Church, P.O. Box 9, Louisville GA 30434. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA Visit JamesFHWrens.com to sign the guestbook and post condolences.
James Funeral Home
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Wrens, GA 30833
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 19, 2016