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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 12th, 2020

Banks

James Neil "Jim" Bryant, age 73 of Homer, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 following an extended illness. Born in New York on Jul ...

Forsyth

Judith Lillian Borak, 67, Cumming
Judith Lillian Borak 67, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...

Gwinnett

Yung Hao, 99
Yung Hao, Age 99, went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2020, Easter Sunday. She leaves behind 2 daughters - Sandy and Cheryl, 4 grandchildren - Angie, Rebecca, Josiah, and Miriam, ...
Roy Myers, Jr., 90, Braselton
Roy Myers, Jr., age 90, passed away on Sunday, April 12 at the Oaks at Braselton, a caring senior community. He was born in Schenectady, NY to Roy and Ruth (Mott) Myers, Sr. Aft ...

Hall

August Benjamin Castaneda, inf, Gainesville
August Benjamin Castaneda, infant son of Angel & Josefina Guerrero Castaneda entered into Heaven Sunday April 12, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Survivors oth ...
Bob Frasier Armour, age 91, of Hall County, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020, following an extended illness. Mr. Armour was born on June 26, 1928 in New Holland, G ...

Lumpkin

Melissa Ruth Hall Patterson, age 55, of Cumming passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 following an extended illness.   Melissa was born September 22, 1964 in Rolling Fork, Miss ...

Stephens

Boyd Felix Simpson, 65, Toccoa
Mr. Boyd Felix Simpson, age 65 of Yorkshire Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Robert Lewis Simpson and Mary Lou Collins Simpso ...
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.