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Former DOCO superintendent David ‘Butch’ Mosely dies

Dr. David "Butch" Mosely (WALB image)
Dr. David "Butch" Mosely (WALB image)
Published: Oct. 10, 2021 at 3:03 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2021 at 3:16 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Former Dougherty County School Superintendent and State School Board member David “Butch” Mosely passed away Friday, according to Bryant Funeral Home in Bainbridge.

He was 80 years old.

The memorial service is scheduled for Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. at Shady Grove Farm in Climax. Rev. Lynn Hurley will be officiating.

Gov. Brian Kemp also gave his condolences on Mosely’s passing.

Georgia State Superintendent Richard Woods’ statement on the passing of Dr. David “Butch” Mosely

“Public education in Georgia has lost a giant. Dr. Butch Mosely had over 40 years of educational experience at all levels, but even beyond that experience, he brought insight and integrity to everything he did. Dr. Mosely was grounded in common sense, his core was rural Georgia, and he always had the heart of an educator. He leaves behind an unmatched legacy.”

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