Robert L. Maughon – adventurer, avid amateur photographer, banker, husband, father, provider and loving soul was born in Kannapolis, N.C., February 14, 1928 to his parents F.O. & Iona Maughon. On the evening of Friday, February 6, 2015 with his family at his side, Mr. Robert L. Maughon, 86, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away as his loving heart finally gave way, releasing him for his heavenly journey. Bob is survived by his wife of 64 years, Zelma, and his children Mike Maughon, Danny Maughon, Cyndi Stegall and Lisa Beck. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lela Francis Greene. Also surviving him are 8 grandchildren, 8 great-children and numerous other extended family members. Perhaps illustrating the unique circle of life, just hours before his passing, a just emailed sonogram of his next great-grandson was shown to the gathered family. Upon first leaving his original North Carolina home, he briefly traveled and served in the US ARMY at multiple sites including his favorite location in the Southwest – Arizona. He would next have a diversified business career in the banking field including early employment by the Bank of America in Los Angeles, CA. Later, he would move to downtown Atlanta where he would work for the then Citizens and Southern Bank (C&S), where he would meet and marry his wife, Zelma. Educationally, he attended the University of Georgia, Atlanta Division, graduating in four years. Additionally, he was a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Leadership course, and the Citizen and Southern School of Banking. After having his first two children in Atlanta, Mr. Maughon accepted a suburban opportunity to help open a NEW bank in downtown Stone Mountain, Georgia. Starting first as Cashier, Robert Maughon would soon rise through the ranks from Vice-President to eventually President through various name changes, expansions, and mergers. His Stone Mountain location choice provided him a good foundation to add two more children and raise them all in a scenic small town with tight local connections, schools, libraries, and small drug stores where the kids oft spent their allowances which their loving father gave them even during tight times. Later in his career, he changed course and went to work for the Georgia Credit Unit Affiliates which afforded him the chance to travel and spend more time with his dear wife Zelma who he attempted to “spoil” & dote on till the end of his days with hugs, love, and many shared meals. Visitation for Robert L. Maughon Tuesday February 10, 2015 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Wages & Sons, 1040 Main Street Stone Mountain, Ga. 30086 Funeral Services Tuesday February 10, 2015 2:00pm to 3:00pm Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel <https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Wages+%26+Sons+Stone+Mountain+Chapel+1040+Main+Street+Stone+Mountain,++30083> 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Ga. 30086 Interment: Tuesday February 10, 2015 3:00pm to 3:30pm Melwood Cemetery <https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Melwood+Cemetery+5170+E+Ponce+de+Leon+Ave+Stone+Mountain,+GA+30083> 5170 E Ponce de Leon Ave Stone Mountain, GA 30083 For more info or to sign the guest book, feel free to visit: https://www.wagesandsons.com/obit/robert-lee-maughon/

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  1. We love you Dad! You have instilled in our hearts a love and devotion of family and friends. You have made us better people by following your advice in life. God, Family, Friends and Country. Follow these values and you can’t go wrong. You will be missed but we will have a place in our hearts and mind’s forever. I’ll always remember you telling my wife (your daughter)
    “there’s my little girl”

  2. Pam and I are so sorry to hear about your father, Danny. Judging from you, he must have been a very good man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. To our Family: We are so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing, but we know he’s in a better place. He will be missed, but greatly remembered! Our love and prayers to all of you – Jack, Tina, Nina and Deana

  4. Dearest Lisa,
    So sad to hear of you & family’s loss. May God comfort ya’ll in this time of sorrow and lead you out with the fond memories and visions of past years with your Father.
    Love ya ‘Cuz’,
    Larry & Becki

  5. Dear Lisa & Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your father. May God help you to ease the pain & suffering that you all are going through. May he keep your heart full of all the fond & loving memories and that they stay as fresh & vivid as the day they happened.
    All my love, Anita

  6. To: A good person and I know a wonderful daughter, Lisa your father got his wings on Feb. 6 2015, he is with the lord,
    where we all want to be one day. I know that it hard to say good by when you love someone, but know that he is with his
    maker and happy. I want you to know that your Empire Family is here for you, we love you, we are praying for you and
    your family, you are on our mind and in our hearts.
    Shirley Lewis

  7. Lisa and family,

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of your sweet daddy. My love and prayers are with you all during this difficult time as I know how precious he was to each and every one of you. May God give you peace and comfort knowing you will see him again some day.

    Sincerely,
    Kristie

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