The Athens Banner-Herald reports William Healan Jr., a former Barrow County commissioner, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Barrow County, the newspaper reports Healan was a star athlete at Winder High School before graduating from the University of Georgia and UGA's School of Law. He served as the county attorney from the early 1980s to the early 1990s, and later served a term as a county commissioner.
Healan is survived by his wife Patti Healan, sons Billy Healan and Mike Healan, daughters Cindy Robarge and Erin Kendall, and seven grandchildren.
is handling the arrangements.