Thursday, July 18, 2013

Jamie Sibold, former chairman of DeKalb GOP, Dunwoody Political Candidate dies at 57

SIBOLD, James JAMES SCOTT SIBOLD James Scott Sibold of Dunwoody, Georgia, passed away at the age of 57 surrounded by his loving family on July 14, 2013. James (Jamie) was born in San Mateo, CA, to Rosemary and Robert Sibold. He attended Hillsdale High School where he excelled in athletics. He began his college career at University of California, Berkeley and later graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law. 

James ran a successful law practice in Dunwoody for 28 years which specialized in real estate closings. He was always interested in politics serving as Chairman of the DeKalb Republican Party, working on numerous political campaigns, and running for office himself. He was Rotary Club member as well as a parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church. 

He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 30 years, Karen and two college-age daughters, Marybeth and Natalie. He is also survived by his brother, Robin Sibold, his sister, Pamela Horn, and his mother-in-law, Jean Kammerer. James fought a heroic fight against brain cancer but always maintained his sense of humor and courageous spirit! His strength and smile will be missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be held at Roswell Funeral Home in Roswell, GA on Thursday, July 18th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 10:30 am at All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody, GA with a private committal at Green Lawn Cemetery in Roswell, GA.

AJC - Political Insider -- Jamie Sibold, former chairman of DeKalb GOP, dies at 57

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