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Robert Livsey "Bob" Kennerly

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KENNERLY, Robert Mr. Robert "Bob" Livsey Kennerly, age 72 of Lawrenceville, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Embracing Hospice in Snellville, GA. A Graveside Service will be held at 9:30AM, Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church. Rev. Ryan Jensen will officiate. Mr. Kennerly grew up in the Lawrenceville, GA area. He graduated from South Gwinnett High School and served as senior class president after attending Grayson Schools. He then attended Young Harris College in Young Harris, GA and graduated from the University of Georgia. After serving in the United States Air Force, he returned to General Motors until his retirement in 1992. Bob attended Woodrow Wilson College of Law, graduating with a JD degree. Mr. Kennerly, was a member of the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church and the 2 Cylinder Club. Bob was very much involved in raising Black Angus cattle with his business partner, William I. Atkinson. He also was a John Deere tractor collector. He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert Lee (RL) Kennerly and Lola Bell Livsey Kennerly. He is survived by his Wife of 35 years: Jo Ann Nelson, Lawrenceville; Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law: Walter William "Bill" & Linda Nelson, Boca Raton, FL; Sister & Brother-in-law: Dianne Kennerly Ray & Michael Ray, Cashiers, NC; Nieces: Nicole Adrian Pielop and her husband Stewart Pielop, Melanie Nelson Sweeney, and Heather Nelson Great Nieces & Nephews: Logan Sweeney; Caroline, Ben & Catherine Pielop, Alexandria McAulffie, and Jack McAulffie. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 800 Hwy 29 South, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM, Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046. 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from May 8 to May 9, 2014
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