Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Firefighter Robert A. Sewell III


For Immediate Release

February 26, 2019


Contact: Jacade Long 770-278-8422

RCFR Public Information Officer



Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Firefighter Robert A. Sewell III


ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – The family of Robert A. Sewell III and Rockdale County Fire Rescue (RCFR) will honor RCFR Firefighter, Robert Alexander Sewell III with a Celebration of Life Memorial Service. The service will be held on Wed., Feb. 27 at 9 a.m. at the Rockdale County Auditorium, 903 Main Street, Conyers GA 30012. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Please be advised during this time, there will be several alterations in parking and traffic flow during the event. Main Street, from the intersections of Milstead Avenue NE and Peek Streets SW, directly in front of the auditorium will be closed to traffic from 8:30 –9:30 a.m. for the placement of RCFR fire equipment.

The Milstead parking for the Administrative Services and BOC Building will be closed to the public between 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m who are not attending the service.

Citizens coming to do business with the County will have alternative parking at the following:

  • County Courthouse
  • Pine Street Elementary
  • Conyers Presbyterian Church, located at 911 North Main Street
  • Conyers First United Methodist Church, located at 921 North Main Street
  • City paved and gravel lots by Whistle Post Tavern

Sewell joined the fire department in 2016 and was a coordinator for new recruits within the department’s training division. RCFR and community are celebrating his life after he was involved in a Thursday morning single-vehicle accident while driving to work.

For questions about the service please contact Rockdale County Fire Rescue at 770-278-8401.