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John F. Schlesinger

John F. Schlesinger, 62, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 8, 2018.

Born April 4, 1955 in Temple, Texas to the late Frank and Millie Schlesinger, he had lived in Dawson County since 1999.  John worked at Rick Hendrick Chevrolet in the auto parts department for 23 years until his retirement. 

His brothers, Franklin Schlesinger, Larry Schlesinger; brother-in-law, Richard Garcia; and father-in-law, Charles Burt, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Burt Schlesinger of Dawsonville; children, Charissa and Jarett Bills, Ronnie Shires; grandchildren, Gabriel, Aeris, Ronnie, Jr., Dallas, Phoenix; sisters and brothers-in-law, Rose Ann and Jim Burkel, Dorothy Schlesinger, Betty Jo Garcia, Mary Jean and Bill Hermann; mother-in-law, Betty Burt; sisters -in-law and brothers-in-law, Donna Schlesinger, Mary Helen Schlesinger, Ellen and Johnny McDaris, Cheryl and Bob Kelley, Chuck and Suzette Burt; special friends, Rusty Thigpen, John “Wally” Wallace; nieces, nephews; various other relatives also survive.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Jim Burkel officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 17 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to assist with final expenses.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.