Robert L. Hearon Jr.: June 8, 2016

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, June 9, 2016

PLAINS — Robert “Bob” Lee Hearon Jr., age 77, of 169 Williams Road, Plains, died at home Wednesday, June 8, 2016. A native of Americus, he was born Nov. 20, 1938, the son of the late Robert Lee and Mary Campbell Hearon Sr. Mr. Hearon was retired from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources where he was a game and fish agent. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jim English officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of Lisa and Zane Newman, 245 Pheasant Ave., Americus. In lieu of flowers,  memorial contributions may be made to the Sheriff’s Youth Home, P.O. Box 1000, Stockbridge GA 30281 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TN 38105-1942.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Zane Newman of Americus; two sons, Mike Hearon of Smithville and Gary Hearon of Americus; a sister, Carolyn Dahn of Ashburn; seven grandchildren, Michael and Heather Hearon, Ginger, Chris and Blake Lee, Brittany Lightner and Jessica Knight; and also nine great-grandchildren.
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.