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Bradley Eric Kjar


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 21, 2022 - 9:44 AM

Bradley Eric Kjar

The Newnan Times-Herald

Bradley Eric Kjar, age 51, of Newnan, GA, passed away on June 18, 2022.

He was born on February 2, 1971, in Ida Grove, Iowa, to Linnea Kjar-Hopp, and the late Larry Kjar.

Brad grew up in Waverly, Iowa, and graduated from Waverly-Shell Rock Senior Highschool in 1989. He attended the University of Iowa, graduating in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in communications. Brad later received a Master of Business Administration in 2005.

Brad was a creative and innovative team builder in the corporate car rental industry for 20 years. At the time of his death, Brad was serving as General Manager with Sedgwick Corporate Services in Atlanta. Brad served as a board member of the American Car Rental Association and received various awards from industry associations.

Brad donated his time serving in youth ministry and missions to Haiti. He was also ordained as a pastor and officiated three weddings.

Brad was a dedicated and loving father to Hope and Gabriel, who are his greatest legacy.

Brad lived life with a passion and loved his friends and family deeply. He will forever be remembered for his optimism, storytelling, sense of humor, and love of Metallica, KC Chiefs, and Iowa Hawkeyes.

Brad is survived by his children, Hope Kjar, and Gabriel Kjar; mother, Linnea Kjar-Hopp; former wife, Lisa Kjar; fiancé Tiffanie Hitchcock, brother, Aaron Kjar; sisters Kathryn Kjar and Rachel Kjar; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

There will be a memorial service held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022, in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Mansfield officiating. Flowers are welcome as well as donations made to Dirty Feet Missions in Brad's name. https://donorbox.org/monthly-donations-11

Online Condolences can be expressed at www.mckoon.com

McKoon Funeral Home and Crematory 770-253-4580