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Charles "Fred" Mauney

September 11, 1920 — April 12, 2013

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Charles Fred Mauney

Wrens, GA.  – Charles “Fred” Mauney, 92, loving husband and companion of 67 years to the late Ann Peeples Mauney, went to be with his Savior on Friday evening, April 12, 2013 at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta. Funeral services will be conducted at James Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 3:00PM with Dr. Stan Littleton officiating. Interment will follow in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery.

Fred was one of four children born to the late Alice Price and Robert S. Mauney in Alamo GA.  He completed high school in Gainsville GA and graduated from the University of Florida in 1951.  He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII, after which he worked at the Savannah River Plant until his retirement in 1985. He also taught night classes at Augusta Tech for 15 years. Fred was a member of Wrens United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School from 1955 to 1985 and served on the Jefferson County Hospital Authority from 1985 to 1989. Fred was a long-standing member of American Legion Post 229.  He was a man of great character, high moral ethics and integrity, qualities that exemplify his generation. Fred had a great love for his Lord, his family, his church, his community and his country and is now enjoying the “fruits of his labor”.

Fred was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Lisa Mauney; and his sister, Mary Sue Hamner.  Survivors include his three children, John Robert “Bobby” Mauney of Jefferson GA, Henry Michael “Mickey” Mauney of Wrens, and Joanie M. Williford (Dwight) of North Augusta SC; two siblings, Robert “Bob” Mauney of Elgin SC, and Dorothy Rigdon of Leesburg FL; four grandchildren, Michelle Kitchens (Jimmy), Steve Mauney, April M. Standard and Doug Williford; four great grandchildren, Michael Standard, Ashley Kitchens, Courtney Kitchens and Nolan Kitchens. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be American Legion Post 229.

The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 1:30PM til the hour of funeral services.   Friends may call at the residence of Mickey Mauney, 210 Griffin St, Wrens GA 30833.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Wrens United Methodist Church, 202 Russell St, Wrens GA 30833.

Heartfelt thanks and gratitude are extended to the staff of the GA War Veterans Nursing Home—commonly known as The Blue Goose—for their loving and professional care given over the last fifteen months.

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Not “How did he die?” but “How did he live?”
Not “What did he gain?”, but “What did he give?”

These are the units to measure the worth
Of a man as a man, regardless of birth.

Not “What was his church?” not “What was his creed?”
But “Did he befriend those really in need?”

“Was he ever ready, with word of good cheer,
To bring back a smile—to banish a tear?”

Not “What did the sketch in the newspaper say?
But “How many were sorry when he passed away?”

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