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Robert Michael "Mike" McCaffrey

August 7, 1941 April 16, 2019
Robert Michael "Mike" McCaffrey
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Obituary for Robert Michael "Mike" McCaffrey

Mr. Robert Michael “Mike” McCaffrey, 77 of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.

Born in Childersburg, AL on August 7, 1941, he had lived in Jacksonville, FL for many years before moving to Pierce County 13 years ago. Mr. McCaffrey retired from CSX Transportation where he had worked as a special agent with the railroad police. Collecting railroad memorabilia was his hobby and his collection was extensive. Mr. McCaffrey was a member of First Baptist Church – Blackshear – where he was in the Enriched Sunday school class. He had also served on the Counting Committee and helped to organize Operation Christmas Child.

He was a son of the late Glenn & Helen Owens McCaffrey. He was also preceded in death by a son, James Gregory Harper.

Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Jo Ann McSwain McCaffrey of Blackshear; two sons, Jon McCaffrey of Jacksonville, FL and Charles (Dana) McCaffrey of Sarasota, FL; a brother, Glenn Arthur (Julie) McCaffrey of Greenwood, SC; a grandson, Ryan Gregory; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A memorial service for Mr. McCaffrey will be held Friday morning, April 19, 2019, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home chapel immediately following the service.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice Satilla Hospice House, 811 Beacon St., Waycross, GA 31501.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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11:00 AM 4/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel

659 Main Street
PO Box 375
Blackshear, GA 31516

Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main Street Blackshear 31516 GA
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