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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 15th, 2018

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Richard Roger Schmidt, 60, Auburn
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Roger Schmidt, age 60 of Auburn, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, September 15, 2018.  Mr. Schmidt was born in Che ...

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Brenda Gentile Campbell, 60, Johns Creek
Brenda Gentile Campbell 60, of Johns Creek passed away on September 15, 2018. She is survived by her husband Stephen Campbell. Children Chase Campbell, and Chadd Campbell. ...

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Charles Lance, 78, Buford
Charles Lance, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, September 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Lance. Mr. Lance is survived by his wife ...

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Yadu Bailey, 9, Gainesville
YaDu Bailey, 9 ½ year old son of Jason & Stephanie Bailey, of Gainesville passed away while attending his first Atlanta Braves baseball game on September 15, 2018 due to ...
Sandra Hendrickson Hall, 75, Gainesville
Sandra Hendrickson Hall was born on October 23, 1943, in Chicago, IL.  She was the youngest child of Charles V. Hendrickson Sr. and Sargie Green Hendrickson.  Sandra grad ...

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Shiron June Glass Angel, 87, Commerce
Shiron June Glass Angel age 87 of Commerce passed away Saturday Sept. 15, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Angel was born June 9, 1931 in Jasper, Georgia to the late Veston & Ida ...

Stephens

Stewart Franklin Cole, Eastanollee
Stewart Franklin Cole, “Lawn and Garden Stu” went home to be with his wife (Cherie Cole) on Wednesday, August 15th around 2 pm of Natural Causes… He left behi ...
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.