WINDER - William D. Healan, Jr., 66, died Monday, December 26, 2011.
He was a 1963 graduate of Winder Barrow High School, was Senior Class President, a member of 1960 WBHS Baseball team state champs, and was 1962-63 WHBS football player of the year. Mr. Healan graduated from the University of Georgia School Of Law in 1975, and opened his Law Office in Winder at that time. He served as the former chairman of the Democratic Party of Barrow County, served as attorney for Barrow County for several years, and later served as a Barrow County Commissioner.
Mr. Healan is preceded in death by his parents, William Doyle Healan Sr. and Doris E. Wall Healan; and a brother, Charles Healan.
Survivors include his wife Patricia N. Healan, Winder, who he married in 1968; sons, William D. Healan III and wife Carla, Jefferson, Michael Naylor Healan and wife Laurie, Winder; daughters, Cynthia Healan Robarge and husband Roby, Greer, S.C., Erin Healan Kendall and husband, James of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; grandchildren, Lillian and Michael Healan, Sydney and Eliza Healan, Millie, Spencer and Sally Robarge; brother, Jerry Healan and wife Carol, Auburn; sister, Peggy Reynolds and husband Ronnie, Winder.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 4 p.m., Friday, December 30, in Smith Memory Chapel, with the Rev. Wally Hostetter officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.