Mr. Joe Limerick Bohannon, 88, of Sylvania, passed away early Saturday morning, November 9, 2019, at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and his loving family.
He was born June 4, 1931, in Screven County to the late Robert Burns (Bo) and Louise Limerick Bohannon. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, was a Mason and a former Screven County Commissioner. He was retired from DuPont at the Savannah River Plant.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Miriam Glisson Bohannon, a son, Stephen Franklin Bohannon, a son-in-law, Thomas Ansley, and a brother, Billy Bohannon.
He is survived by 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Marcheta and Cameron Sherer of Evans, Georgia, and Lori B. Ansley of Sylvania, a son and daughter-in-law, Joe Burns and Sylvia Bohannon of Sylvania, a brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Sherry Bohannon of Sylvania, Grandchildren, Christi and Matt Loflin, Ashley and Sam Colson, Jamie B. and Stephen Matthews, Jason and Sydney Skinner, and Kaitlyn Skinner, 11 Step-Grandchildren, 8 Great-Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Bohannon will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.in the Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chad Wall officiating. Burial will be in the Bascom Cemetery on Waynesboro Highway, Sylvania.
Pallbearers will be: Al Lambert, Ricky Hill, Joe Thompson, Jimmy Thompson, David Beasley, and Tommy Griffin.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home of Sylvania is in charge of all arrangements.
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