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Richard Strawn

Obituary Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Richard Strawn, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 5, 2019 at The Phoenix at Milton following a period of declining health.

Born November 30, 1928 in Jacksonville, FL to the late Charles Franklin and Exa Mae Strawn, he grew up in Henry County and lived in the metropolitan Atlanta area before moving to Dawson County in 1989.  Mr. Strawn worked over 30 years in the steel warehouse industry and retired from Namasco Steel.  He was a member of Dawsonville Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Roy Strawn, Ronnie Strawn, and stepsister, Kitty Shipler.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Jean Strawn, Dawsonville; daughter and son in law, Deena and Sean Coughlin, Duluth; grandsons, Patrick Coughlin, Colby Coughlin, Cameron Coughlin; great granddaughter, Kinley Coughlin; and a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Sunday December 8, 2019 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. David Pickard and Rev. Phil DeMore will officiate.  Interment will follow in Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Sunday December 8 beginning at 12:30.

It was Richard’s request that no flowers be sent but to make donations to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Scottish Rite.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

Funeral Date
12/08/2019 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Bearden Funeral Home
(706) 265-3159
334 Highway 53 East , Dawsonville 30534