Local Obits for Sat. Sep 19th, 2015
Glenn Louis Calmes, age 69, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
Mr. Calmes was born on April 18, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Glenn Bo ...
Deborah Cole Baker, age 56 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 05, 1959, she was a da ...
Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, of Gainesville, died Saturday, Sept. 19, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Carol was born Oct. 16, 1953 in Decatur ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earl A. Park, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Park was born in Atlanta, GA, a son to David ...
Mr. William Arthur Braidwood, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his residence.
A son of the late William H. and Beatrice Rix Braidwood, he was born ...
Ginger Booth Quinn, age 58 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015, at her home.
Born in Bedford, Ohio, on February 20, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Warre ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.