Robert “Bob” Dean Fausett, age 79 of Clarkesville, passed away December 30, 2021.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia on December 28, 1942, Bob was the son of the late R.J. and Janette Crane Fausett. He graduated from Dawson County High School and later attended Georgia Tech and graduated from Southern Tech with a degree in Technical Engineering.  While in college, Bob had accepted and internship with Georgia Power, which led to a career for over 38 years. Bob was a volunteer firefighter with Tallulah Falls and he also served one term as mayor.   After retirement Bob owned and operated Tallulah Satellite.  He was a jack of all trades and loved to tinker.  Bob was a member of the Citizens of Georgia Power as well as the Lions Club and had served on the board of directors at Victory Home.  Bob had a servant’s heart and was always doing for those in need.  Bob was a deacon and member of Tallulah Falls Baptist Church.  In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by brother Mike Fausett and sister Judy Fossett Coffee.

Survivors include his wife Patsy DuPree Fausett, daughter and son in law Jeannie and Danny Clouatre of Clarkesville, son and daughter in law Benjamin and Haley Fausett of Winder, and grandchildren Elijah and Maddie Clouatre, Duncan, Eion, Jesse and Daniel Fausett.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Kenneth Franklin, officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM.

Flowers are accepted or memorials can be made to the Grant Reeves Honor Guard, 174 Cornelia Crossing Center, Cornelia, GA 30531.

An online guestbook is available for the family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256