Robert 'Bob' E. Kennig

A celebration of life service for Robert "Bob" E. Hennig, 77, of Alto, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, M.S. in Toccoa with Pastor Roland Vega officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.

Bob passed away Wednesday morning, March 13, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center from an accidental fall at his home.

Born May 6, 1941, Bob was the son of the late Hugo and Helen Hennig of Arlington, Virginia.

Bob was a veteran of the Navy Submarine Service. He served on the nuclear submarine "Sam Houston."

In the 1970s and '80s, he drove successfully in the professional auto racing series, International Motorsports Association (IMSA). In 1974, he founded the process control engineering company American Technical Services Inc., based in Tucker. Recently, he had been an agent for Southern Heritage Land Co. and owned a 50-acre horse farm.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, CeCe; his sisters Mary (Bill) Brown of Northport, Alabama, Carol (Bob) Nance of Plano, Texas; sisters-in-law, Ellen Beavers of Lawrenceville, Deveraux (Frank) Boduch of Gainesville, Susanne (Freddie) Hestor of Florence, Kentucky; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.

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