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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 6th, 2018

Forsyth

Dorothy Naslund Bruce, 86, Cumming formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Naslund Bruce, age 86 of Cumming, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her home in Vickery Village. A daughter of the ...
Jamey Curry Simmons, 47, Cumming
Jamey Curry Simmons, age 47, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018. Jamey was born in Tucker, GA, in 1971 to Adriel and Etta Simmons. He attended and was baptized ...
Betty Zuidema Darden, 92, Cumming
Betty Zuidema Darden, age 92, of Cumming, GA passed away December 06, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Darden, and son, Stan Darden. Mrs. Darden is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Paul F. Goodman, 87, Lawrenceville
Paul F. Goodman, age 87 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Marg ...

Habersham

James Thomas Tackett, 81, Baldwin
Mr. James Thomas Tackett, age 81 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be ...
Gary G. Carroll, 53, Clarkesville
Gary G. Carroll, age 53, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 6, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Carroll was born on September 7, 19 ...

Hall

Eugene Lee Logwood, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Eugene Lee Logwood, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      ...
Gustavo Orozco, 12, Gainesville
Gustavo Orozco, age 12, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 following an illness.    Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:30 PM Saturday, Dece ...

Other

Billy Lee Peppers, 72, Elberton
Billy Lee Peppers, age 72, of Elberton passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018.  Billy loved life, fishing and hunting.  He is survived by his sons Billy J. Peppers and wi ...

White

James Phillip Ward, 73, Cleveland
James Phillip Ward, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Mr. Ward was born on September 11, 1945, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Thomas Minyard ...
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.
Former CDC official from Gainesville dies at age 69
Gainesville native Dr. Thomas Weston Hodge III, the former Director of Immunogenetics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died July 31 in St. Simon's Island, Ga.