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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 13th, 2018

Gwinnett

Joseph Raymond “Joey” Faircloth of Buford, GA died unexpectedly on September 13, 2018 on his 47th birthday. Joey is survived by his beloved fiancée Megan Gillesp ...

Habersham

Hershel Lamar Ansley, 87, Cornelia
 Hershel L. Ansley, age 87, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mr. Ansley was born on October 7, 1930 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late ...
Tom Ross Young III, 51, Alto
Tom Ross Young III, age 51, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mr. Young was born on February 21, 1967, in Malvern, Arkansas; a son of Tom Ross Young ...
Robert W. "Bob" Ruark, 92, Cornelia
Robert W. “Bob” Ruark, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia joined the Heavenly Choir on Thursday, September 13, 2018 following a brief illness. Mr. Ruark was born in Athens ...

Hall

Edwin A. "Ed" Barfield, 76, Gainesville
Edwin A. “Ed” Barfield, Jr., 76, of Gainesville passed away September 12, 2018 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Se ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Monroe William “Fireball” Gathright, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, September 13, 2018.  ...

Lumpkin

Loyce Dale Shoffeitt, 67, Dahlonega
Loyce Dale Shoffeitt, age 67 of Dahlonega, went to her Heavenly home surrounded by her loving family and friends, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on Au ...

Stephens

Irene Claire Coronato, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Irene Claire Coronato, resident of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with her Lord at 82 years of age, at Habersham Retreat in Baldwin, Georgia on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 & ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93