Shawn Kuhn, a University of Georgia student who hails from Perry has passed away on Monday 11 October 2021. The 21-year-old Kuhn died from COVID-19 complications.
Kuhn was a 2018 Honor Graduate of Perry High School, where he was involved as a thespian in the Theater of Performing Arts.
His hobby includes exercise and sports science. Shawn passed away after battling COVID-19-based pneumonia for about six weeks.
Chick-fil-A in Athens posted to their Facebook page following Kuhn’s death:
“It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our team leader Shawn. He was an extraordinary young man and a beloved team leader at our store. We are honored and thankful to have all known and worked with Shawn. We grieve and celebrate his life at this time. We send our thoughts and prayers to his family, friends, and community. We love you, Shawn!”
As included in his obituary, Kuhn took many beach trips with friends and spent time hiking and camping through the years.
Also, he had become a competitive fisherman and fished in several tournaments with his dad.
Visitation will be held Friday from 4-6 p.m. His funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m.
The family is requesting memorial contributions to the Shawn Kuhn Memorial Scholarship Fund. Any contributions can be sent to Perry High School at 1307 North Ave.