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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 8th, 2017

Dawson

Rigoberto “Rigo” Jansen, 20, Dawsonville
Rigoberto “Rigo” Jansen, 20, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 8, 2017. Born November 10, 1996 in Guatemala, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 8 yea ...

Gwinnett

Richard “Dick” McMinn, 91, Lawrenceville
Richard “Dick” McMinn, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark McMinn. He is survived by his wife ...
Christopher Donald Young, 45, Sugar Hill
Christopher Donald Young, 45, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away August 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial Pa ...

Hall

William Author "Papa" Green, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. William Author “Papa” Green, 83, of Gainesville passed away August 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.  Friday, August 11, 2017 in the cha ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.