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David "Bill" Lemacks Sr.

1942 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
David "Bill" Lemacks Sr. Obituary
Sr. Retired Sheriff David "Bill" Lemacks, Sr. age 75 of Jonesboro passed away August 8, 2018. Sheriff Lemacks served as Sheriff of Clayton County from October of 1983 until his retirement at the end of 1996. He then joined the staff of the Georgia Sheriff's Association where he organized and provided technical assistance to Sheriffs around the state on all matters of operations before retiring in 2012. Sheriff Lemacks was also a legendary cook in addition to his law-enforcement exploits. Over the past 40 years, "Big Bill" and his longtime cooking team have prepared many meals for various charity groups throughout the state including the GSA, GSYH and the Sheriffs' Retirement Fund. Sheriff Lemacks was one of the original members of the elite Fugitive Squad. He was a member of the Riverdale Masonic Lodge #709. Mr. Lemacks was survived by his wife: Bonnie; 6 children: Matthew Edward Lemacks of Woodstock, Mark Ronald Lemacks of Griffin, David Gartrell Lemacks, Jr. of Griffin and fiance Adrianna, Barton Hancock (Stacey) of Brooks, Thomas Hancock (Terri) of Canton, Bonnie Anne Menard (Shawn) of Jonesboro; brothers: Larry Lemacks (Karin), Stanley Lemacks; 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 PM, Saturday, August 11th, 2018 in the Worship Center at First Baptist Church Jonesboro. Burial to follow at Mundy Family Cemetery in Jonesboro. The family will receive friends form 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at the funeral home and 1 hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to or Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700. Lemacks, David "Bill"
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2018
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