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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 29th, 2020

Dawson

Randall Lee Edwards, 64, Dawsonville
Randall Lee Edwards, 64 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020 after a brief illness.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfathe ...

Habersham

Mandy Lou Erwin Cook, 89, Cornelia
Mandy Lou Erwin Cook, age 89 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020. No formal services are planned at this time. An online guest register is available and ma ...

Hall

Torry Louis Eberhardt, 46, Gainesville
Torry Louis Eberhardt 46 of Gainesville passed away Thursday October 29.  Torry Louis Eberhardt entered this life on May 16, 1974 born to Mrs. Rosa M. Tillman and the Late ...
Leroy Harper, 82, Gainesville
Leroy Harper was born April 5, 1938 to the late Morris and the late  Louise Harper. He was called home to be with the Lord on October 29, 2020. He was preceded in death by bro ...
Estelle Wilmont, 86, Gainesville
Estelle Wilmont, 86, of Gainesville GA, died October 29, 2020. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville has charge of arrangements.

Jackson

Allen Kyle Long, 78, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Allen Kyle Long, age 78 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 29, 2020.  Mr. Long was born in Knoxville, ...
Larry Albert Phillips, 79, Commerce
Larry Albert Phillips, age 79 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at his residence. Born on Dec. 20, 1940 in Midland, TX, Mr. Phillips was the son of the late ...

Other

Ronald Eugene Moran, 70, Danielsville
Ronald Eugene Moran, age 70 of Danielsville, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at his residence.   Born on July 4, 1950 in High Point, NC, Mr. Moran was the son of ...
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.