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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 4th, 2018

Gwinnett

Danielle Banks, 19, Buford
Danielle Banks, age 19, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Edward A. Banks; great grandparents, Lillian and Marti ...

Hall

Richard Leon Pingry, 84, Gainesville formerly of Buffalo Grove, IL
Richard Leon Pingry, 84, formerly of Buffalo Grove, IL, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018, at his Gainesville, GA home after an extended illness. Richard was born and raised ...
Lane C. Bennett, 90, Gainesville
Lane C. Bennett, beloved husband age 90 passed away with family by his side at his residence on Thursday October 4, 2018. Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Bennett had lived in Hall C ...
Jimmy David Clonts, 55, Gainesville
Jimmy David Clonts, age 55, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018.   Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Hillside ...
Kurt Fitzpatrick Fineis, 48, Flowery Branch
It is with great sadness that the family of Kurt Fitzpatrick Fineis, 48 years of age, announces his passing on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Kurt was a native of Atlanta, Georgia.& ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Nolan Kent “Goob” Griffith, age 64 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 4, 2018.  Mr. Griffi ...

Other

Emily Astrid Adams, 21, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Miss Emily Astrid Adams, age 21 of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Thursday October 4, 2018 in Siloam Springs from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A daughter ...
Kendale Ross Rowe, 56, Canton
Kendale Ross Rowe 56, of Canton, Ga passed away on October 4, 2018. Kendale is predeceased in death by his father Jack Rowe. He is survived by his mother Dymple Rowe. Chil ...
William (Hal) Howell McGinnis, age 67, of Greensboro, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018.  Hal was born in 1951, to the late Charles and Helen McGinnis. He was bapti ...
Ann S. Nicholson, 84, Tunnell Hill, Ga.
Mrs. Ann S. Nicholson, age 84, of Tunnel Hill, GA died Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Pruitt Health Care Fort Oglethorpe.  Mrs. Nicholson was born in Commerce to the late, Hersh ...
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.