Lt. Col. Arthur  Mavis

Lt. Col. Arthur L. Mavis Jr.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 1931 - Friday, August 28th, 2020
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On Friday August 28, 2020, at the age of 88, Lt. Col. Arthur L. Mavis, Jr. passed away at The Resting Nest in Gainesville.
Lt. Col. Mavis was a proud member of the U.S. Air Force, where he served until retirement. He was a graduate of West Point, served as a pilot in Vietnam, and worked as a teacher at The Citadel. In 1996, alongside his beloved wife, he signed on with Habitat for Humanity traveling from state to state to build houses for the less fortunate. Lt. Col. Mavis was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann, sons, Bruce David Mavis, Michael Mavis, and daughter, Michelle Mavis.
He is survived by a daughter, Lisa M. Mavis; a son, Neil James Mavis; grandchildren, Elaine Goodman, Stetson, Sproul, Alston Brown, Everett, Asher, Amanda Mavis; and great grandchildren, Zachary Baldwin, Allison Baldwin, and Cole Goodman.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday September 5, 2020 at 10 AM at Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Habitat For Humanity,
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, September 5th, 2020 10:00am
    Dawsonville Memorial Gardens
    170 Academy Ave.
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  • Interment

    Dawsonville Memorial Gardens
    170 Academy Ave.
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