Obit: George Sherrill

Obit: George Sherrill

January 28th, 2016 in Obituaries
Location: St. simons island

George Sherrill, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Ga. A native of Atlanta, Ga., he was a graduate of E. Rivers School, Atlanta, The Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Va. and The University of Virginia. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from The Trust Co. of Georgia and SunTrust Bank in Atlanta, Ga. George was a lifelong Episcopalian, an easy going, happy man who made friends easily. He was an avid golfer since the age of 10 and a hiker to many parts of North America, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Marie Lynah Sherrill; and brother, James Lynah Sherrill. He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Claire Gardner Sherrill, of St. Simons Island, Ga.; two sons, Rev. George Sherrill (Rev. Karen), of Huntington, W.Va., and Robert Gardner (Dannie)Sherrill, of Bradenton, Fla.; five grandsons, George, Henry, Iain, R.G., and Charlie. Disposition of ashes will occur this summer on his favorite trail in Western North Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Coastal Georgia, 4627 U.S. Highway 17, Brunswick, GA 31525. 877-553-0997 lowcountrycremation.com


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