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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 7th, 2021


Randall Lee Joyner, 70, Gainesville
Randall Lee Joyner, age 70, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Randy was born in Atlanta, GA, and retired from Northwest Airlines. He served his country in ...


Brandy Cammarata Blan, 43, Sugar Hill
Brandy Cammarata Blan, age 43, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was preceded in death by her father, William Brown. She is survived by her husband of t ...


Jeffery Harold Head, 58, Gainesville
Jeffery Harold Head, 58, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away July 7, 2021 at Gold City Health and Rehab in Dahlonega, GA.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Mikhail Yevgeniyevich Kochin, 43, Flowery Branch
Mikhail Yevgeniyevich Kochin, age 43, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Viktoriya V. Kochin; son, Adam Michael Kochin; and d ...
Amilcar Padilla, Sr., 74, Braselton
Mr. Amilcar Padilla, Sr., age 74, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July ...


Mr. William Franklin “Will” Brown, Jr. age 37 of Braselton, Ga passed away on Wednesday July 07, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a tragic accident. ...


Kenneth Alton “Catfish” Kirksey age 74 of Dahlonega entered rest Wednesday July 7, 2021 at the Eastside Medical Center, Snellville with his family by his side. Catfi ...


Arthur (Art) Lee McCanna,  Jr.  passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2021 at the age of 65 in Atlanta, Georgia. Art was born June 21, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania t ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.