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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 20th, 2022

Banks

Clyde Smith, 93, Homer
Mr. Clyde Smith, age 93, of Homer, GA died Monday, June 20, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Smith was born in Commerce to the late Andrew and Maude Dills Smith.  He was a mem ...

Dawson

John "Buck" William Carlisle, 78, Dawsonville
John “Buck” William Carlisle, Sr., 78, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. Born January 27, 1944, to the late Robert and Emmie Lou Carlisle, John was a ...

Gwinnett

Jones Wiley (J.W.) Maddox, 84, Sugar Hill
Jones Wiley (“J.W.”) Maddox, age 84, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Mae Brock Maddox; ...

Hall

John Robert Brandon Sr., 89, Gainesville
Mr. John Robert Brandon, Sr., age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, July 1, 2022 at Memorial Pa ...
David Bolt Davenport, Sr., 61, Gainesville
David Bolt Davenport, Sr., age 61, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   David was born in Laurens, South Caroli ...
Jesse B. Hearin, Jr., 98, Gainesville
Jesse B. Hearin, Jr., 98 of Gainesville died  June 20, 2022. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send  online condolences to the f ...
Jesse Bethea (Zett) Hearin, Jr. passed away on June 20, 2022, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was 98 years old. Zett was born on November 1, 1923 in Montgomery, Alabama to Jesse and ...
Claire Ellen Kilpatrick, 66, Tiger formerly of Gainesville
Claire Ellen Kilpatrick, age 66 of Tiger formerly of Gainesville entered rest Monday June 20, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Complete details wi ...
Charles William Kirby, 91, Clermont
Charles William Kirby, age 91 of Clermont, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. Mr. Kirby was born July 23, 1930 in Hall County to the late Elmer and Nellie Darnell Kirby. Charles ...
Douglas T. Tomsu, 69, Gainesville
Douglas T. Tomsu, 69 of Gainesville died June 20, 2022 at his residence. Services to be announced. Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at li ...

Jackson

Ronald (Ronny) David Latty, 54, of Maysville, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 following a long battle with cancer   Born June 21, 1967 in Winder, Georgia, M ...

Lumpkin

  Mr. John Robert “Tobe” Dockery, age 78, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at his residence.   Mr. Dockery was born in Forsyth County ...
John Bradley "Brad" Fox, 85, Dahlonega
John Bradley “Brad” Fox, photographer, retired microbiologist, and beloved curmudgeon passed away June 20th, at age 85 in Dahlonega, Georgia.  Brad will be grea ...

Stephens

Rev. Zack Walton McNeal, age 84 of Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late Charles Walton McNeal and Vitena Jones McNeal, he w ...
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.