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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 30th, 2019

Forsyth

Robert Weldin, 71, Cumming
Robert Weldin, 71 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Easton James White, inf, Sugar Hill
Master Easton James White, age 20 months, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. Funeral service will be 11AM, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Shadowbrook Ch ...

Hall

Raymond Ivo “Ray” Bruttomesso, 85, of Hoschton, GA passed away November 30, 2019.  He was born in Torrington, CT to the late Samuel and Louise Ciriello Bruttomesso ...
Larry Scott Harris, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Larry Scott Harris, 52, of Gainesville, GA passed away November 30, 2019 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 ...

Jackson

Stephen Lanier Hill, Jr, 36, Commerce
Stephen Lanier Hill, Jr., age 36 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.   Born on Dec. 10, 1982 in Augusta, GA, he was the son of Stephen Lanier and Ann Pr ...

Other

Dennis Byrd, 47, Lafayette, IN
Dennis John Byrd passed away November 30, 2019. He was 47 years old.  Dennis was born November 28, 1972 in Lafayette, IN. He attended Tippecanoe County Schools and graduate ...

Stephens

William Richard Gray, 51, Martin
William Richard Gray, age 51 of Martin, GA passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.   Born on July 15, 1968 in Commerce, GA, Mr. Gray was the son of the late Douglas and Lil ...

White

April Amanda Roper, 38, Cleveland
April Amanda Roper, 38, of Cleveland passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December ...
Sophronia Wade Petitt, 89, Cleveland
Sophronia Wade Petitt, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, in the Chapel o ...
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.