May 20, 1941 - November 27, 2020
Jack C. Keheley Sr. of Marietta, GA died peacefully on Friday, November 27, 2020, at the age of 79. Jack was born on May 20, 1941 in Griffin, GA. He grew up in East Point, GA where he graduated from Russell High School in 1960. After earning a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech in 1965, he worked as a Principal Engineering Consultant at the Coca-Cola Company for 35 years, where he retired in 2000. Jack is the named inventor and recipient of a U.S. Patent for his invention of an innovative labeling process for Coca Cola in 1999. He was a car and firearm enthusiast and enjoyed playing tennis and traveling. In addition, Jack loved to stargaze. His awe and understanding of astronomy intersected perfectly with his strong Christian faith. Jack was a talented dancer, and as a young man, he appeared on television as a regular on American Bandstand (Atlanta) and Bobby McKey’s Beat. While he had many hobbies and interests, his focus was always on his cherished family and lifelong friends. Jack was patient, kind, gracious, a great listener, and he loved his family unconditionally. He was the greatest supporter and confidante to his children, granddaughters and his wide circle of friends. Jack is survived by his children Sherrie Boylan and Jack Keheley (Monica); grandchildren Loren Keheley and Morgan Boylan; life partner Sandra Song. He was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Agnes Keheley and brother Larry Keheley. A memorial service will be held, Friday, April 23, 2021 at Mayes Ward Dobbins Historic Marietta Chapel. Donations can be made in Jack’s name to The Salvation Army (https://give.salvationarmyusa.org/Donate-Online/Change-A-Life) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html) . Arrangements made under the caring guidance of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home www.mayeswarddobbins.com [https://www.mayeswarddobbins.com/obituaries/Jack-Keheley-3/] 770-428-1511.
Jack C. Keheley Sr. of Marietta, GA died peacefully on Friday, November 27, 2020, at the age of 79. Jack was born on May 20, 1941 in Griffin, GA. He grew up in East Point, GA where he graduated from Russell High School in 1960. After earning... View Obituary & Service Information
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