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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 26th, 2018

Gwinnett

Bobby B. Fox, 65, Buford
Bobby B. Fox, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, B. B. and Myrtle B. Brown of Dacula, GA and Lewis and ...
Peggy Marie Elmore Robertson, age 59, of Auburn passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. Peggy quilted and cooked as a hobby. She loved her family including Scarlet and Merle.  S ...

Habersham

  Joseph Bennie Armour age 86 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018. Born in Lumpkin County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Leco and Polly Waters Ar ...

Hall

Michael Allen Nations, 56, Gainesville
Michael Allen Nations, age 56, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. He loved life and was a very care free person. He lived in Gainesville all of his life. Lawson F ...
Cheryl “Cherie” Lynn Anderson Bailey, age 74, passed away peacefully at Lanier Village Estates, reflections memory unit and went to be with our Lord Christ Jesus on Oct ...
Wilburn Andrew Pinson, 95, Gainesville
Wilburn Andrew Pinson June 26, 1923 – October 26, 2018   After a brief illness, Mr. Wilburn Pinson, 95, of Gainesville went to be with the Lord Friday, October ...
William Chase Spires, 33, Flowery Branch
William Chase Spires, age 33 of Flowery Branch, GA died Friday, October 26, 2018 in Guntersville, AL. A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Hamilt ...

Rabun

Billie Dean, 64, Acworth
Billie Dean, 64, of Acworth passed away Friday, October 26, 2016. Memorial services will be held Friday, November 2, at 2:00 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mic ...
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.