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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 18th, 2021


Jonathan Colby Thomason, 36, Demorest
Jonathan Colby Thomason, age 36, of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021.    Mr. Thomason was born on January 12, 1985, in Gainesville. He graduated fr ...


Danny Carl Pittman, 74, Oakwood
  Danny Carl Pittman, age 74, of Oakwood, GA passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd W. Pittman and Eloise G. Pittman. Mr. Pittm ...


Kenneth Bryon Langford, 44, Commerce
Kenneth Bryon Langford, 44, of Commerce, GA, died Thursday, March 18, 2021. Funeral service will be held Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Ric ...


Larry Deaton Scott, 92, Dahlonega
  Mr. Larry Deaton Scott, age 92, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia following a peri ...


Lieutenant colonel Edgar Allen Jackson “al”, 83 years of age, went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2021. Al, son of the late Edna Allen Jackson and Jack Jackson, wa ...
Mark Steven Tittle, 54, Toccoa
Mark Steven Tittle, age 54 of Toccoa, GA passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021.   Born on April 21, 1966 in Clarke County, GA, Mr. Tittle was the son of the late Georg ...
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.