Dr. Brian "Doc" Jefferson

Dr. Brian "Doc" Jefferson, 72, of Tyrone, GA, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Hospice Atlanta. He was born August 2, 1941, in Wareham, Massachusetts, to the late George Jefferson and Avis Rider Jefferson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Raymond Jefferson. Brian grew up and graduated from high school in Wareham, MA. His love of sailing and boating began as a young man spending time in the waters off Cape Cod. Brian spent several years serving his country in the Coast Guard. He received his master's and doctorate degrees in art from Pennsylvania State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar and an art professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta. His love of art, quick wit, and whimsical spirit touched the lives of many of his students. His love of family and friends was always evident in all his endeavors. Brian was active in the lives of his two daughters, always present for the activities whether serving as president of the PTA or going on Girl Scout Camping Trips. He derived a tremendous amount of joy watching grandsons play soccer. The memorial service is Wednesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. The visitation is Tuesday evening between 5 - 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30319. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com . Survivors include wife of 49 years, Judy Pierce Jefferson of Tyrone, GA; daughters, Rachel Spates and husband Thad of Newnan, GA, Kristin Skelly and husband Greg of Newnan; and grandchildren, Keirnan Skelly, Cooper Morrison, Chelsea Spates. McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, Newnan, GA, 770-253-4580.



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