John Wahl Obituary, Death – He passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at his home in Chauncey, Georgia, at the age of 92. On Wednesday, February 8 at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Dahl McDermitt, Jr. and Dr. Donnie Sutton will officiate funeral services at Sweet Home Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church’s cemetery. Born in Chauncey, Mr. Wahl attended and graduated from CHS in 1947. During the Korean War, he was an Air Force pilot for the United States. Mr. Wahl worked as a postmaster on the Atlanta-Augusta and Atlanta-Jacksonville Lines for Railways Post Office. From 1970 through 1985, he served as a postal worker for the United States.
After that, he spent ten years working at Wholesale Builders Supply. Mr. Wahl was devoted to his faith and had been a Freemason since 1982, when he joined Milan Lodge #393, where he worked as secretary for 26 years. Conrad loved working and taking care of his cows, gardening, fishing, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He lost his wife of 57 years, Lois Taylor Wahl, and his parents, Lillian Bell Wahl and John Conrad Wahl. William C. “Bill” Wahl and Kahn T. Wahl, both of Chauncey, and their wives Sheri and Michelle; Wendy Wahl Williams and her husband Morris; 10 grandchildren named Justin, Noah, Bailey, Briley, Gabe, Tucker, AJ, Alston, Carli, and Connor; five great-grandchildren named Bo, Sam, Luke, Sage, and Laura; and three sisters.
Doris Powell, Rita Moulton (Charles), and Betty Yawn (Joe), Several Nieces and Nephews, including Henry Jack Wahl (Connie) and Jerry K. Wahl (Shann), both of Chauncey; Gail T. Monroe (Ron) and Glynda Taylor (Milan); and other relatives. Friends may visit the Wahl family on Tuesday, February 7, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Southerland Funeral Chapel, located at 1511 Chauncey-Rhine Hwy, Chauncey, GA 31011. Donations can be sent to Sweet Home Baptist Church (Post Office Box 65, Chauncey, Georgia 31011) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (100 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105) in place of flowers.