November 25, 1927 - November 1, 2020
Robert Clinton Sheldon, Jr. Col., AUS (Ret), BG GAARNG Retired List former Chief of Staff of the Georgia Army National Guard, Staff Comptroller and U.S. Property & Fiscal Officer for the Georgia Army & Air National Guard died on November 1, 2020. He was born in Woodsfield, Ohio the son of the late USN Commander Robert C. Sheldon and Grace Cunningham Sheldon. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Betty Sauls Sheldon; daughters Fran Sutton (Don), Shirley Bryant (Randy); granddaughters Anna Sutton White (Aaron), Ashley Bryant and Lauren Sutton; great grands Etta Grace White and Mason Bryant; brother Jim (Marivic); sister Shirley Davis; sister in law Gerry Wildermuth and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Bob was a career soldier enlisting in the service as a Pvt. In the Marines during WWII and retiring after 38 years receiving the rank of Brigadier General. Loving known as “The General” and “BobBob”, he loved his church, family, and country above all things. Bob was an avid golfer, gardener and outstanding cook as attested by his family and friends who he loved to please with good food and lovely flowers. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Marietta, Kennesaw Masonic Lodge 33, American Legion Post 160, charter member of Kennesaw Mountain Jaycees, past member of Canterbury Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, request that contributions be made to The Masonic Children’s Home, Macon Ga; Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home, Inc. 3000 HWY 42N, McDonough, GA 30253; First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Ave. Marietta, GA 30064.
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