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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 15th, 2022


James Charles “JC” Loudermilk, age 90, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on ...


Edward Law, 78, Gainesville
Edward Law 78 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, June 15th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Bobby Joe Perry, 32, Gainesville
Bobby Joe Perry, 32, of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.  He attended church at The Refuge Pillar of Fire, Murrayville, GA.&nb ...


Jake Edwin Beasley, 33, Athens
Mr. Jake Edwin Beasley, of Athens, GA, a devoted son, brother, and loyal friend passed away suddenly Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Only 33 years old, but he possessed the wisdom and li ...
Albert Keith Law, 86, Clayton
Albert Keith Law of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on June 15, 2022, age eighty-six. Albert was born on July 1, 1935, in Mountain City, Georgia, the son of the late Clyde T. and Las ...
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.