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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Catherine Tuck, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Catherine Tuck, 77, of Cumming, Ga passed away on September 28, 2018. Visitation will be on Sunday September, 30, 2018 from 5-7pm.  Funeral services will be held at Ch ...

Gwinnett

Peter Ciaccio, 71, Buford
Peter Ciaccio entered into rest on Friday September 28, 2018 at the age of 71.  Peter was born on September 23, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Agnes and Charles Ciaccio ...
Howard Gilbert Guggenheimer, 74, Lawrenceville
Howard Gilbert Guggenheimer, age 74, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Mae Bergman Guggenheimer. He is sur ...

Hall

Robert W. Knowles, 89, Gainesville
Robert W. Knowles, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on September 28, 2018. Mr. Knowles was born on August 1, 1929 in Headland, Alabama to the late Hurley and Mattie Knowles. H ...

Jackson

Greta Leigh Carver, 38, Maysville
Mrs. Greta Leigh Carver, age 38, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Carver was born in Gainesville to James T ...
Bonnie Carter Patton, 64, Hoschton
Bonnie Carter Patton, age 64, of Hoschton passed away Friday, September 28, 2018.  Mrs. Patton enjoyed crossword puzzles and coloring. Her favorite musician was Elvis. ...

Lumpkin

Hubert Dexter Parks, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Hubert Dexter Parks, age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018  at the Gainesville Campus of  the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following ...

White

Betty Cochran, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Betty Cochran, age 92, of Cleveland passed away Friday, September 28, 2018.  Mrs. Cochran was born in Macon to the late Murray and Hazel Thames Cribb.  She was pr ...
Ora Belle Martin, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Ora Belle Martin, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday, September ...
Carolyn Smith Moorman, 81, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn Smith Moorman, age 81, of Cleveland who passed away peacefully at her home on September 28, 2018.&n ...
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.