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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 10th, 2014

Forsyth

Joseph Franceschi, 89, Cumming
Joseph Franceschi, 89, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 10, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Louise Franceschi of Cumming, GA; daughter, Jodi Isganitis of Cumming, GA; ...

Hall

Charles Rex Scott, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Rex Scott, Jr. age 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014. Complete arrangements to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. 989 ...
Charles Rex Scott, Jr., 63, Gainesville
Charles Rex Scott, Jr., devoted husband, father, and son, passed away on October 10, 2014 Born on June 13, 1952 in Richmond, VA to Estelle Gills Scott and Charles Rex Scott Sr. He ...

Lumpkin

Roy Towe, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Roy Towe, age 87, Dahlonega, GA died Friday, October 10, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Roy was born in Suches, GA March 1, 1927. He lived most of ...

Other

Dennis Clayton Loggins, 67, Riverdale
Dennis Clayton Loggins, age 67 of Riverdale, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, October 12, ...

White

Richard Myers, 82, Cleveland
Richard Myers, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends holding his daughter's hand on October 10, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.