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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 12th, 2022

Gwinnett

Timothy Stephen Davis, 71, Dacula
  Timothy Stephen Davis, age 71, of Dacula, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Davis. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife ...

Habersham

Billy Michael Reese, 50, Cornelia
Mr. Billy Michael Reese, age 50, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Mr. Reese was born in Hall County and is preceded in death by his son, Davie Reese.  He ha ...
Bobby Britton Turner, 84, Demorest
Bobby Britton Turner, age 84, of Demorest, passed away from this life and went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Born in White County, on May 20, 1938, he was ...
Pane Vongkhamchanh, 73, Alto
Mr. Pane Vongkhamchanh, age 73 , Alto, Georgia passed away, Tuesday, July 12, 2022   Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Whitfield ...

Hall

Pedro Ruiz Orbe, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Pedro Ruiz Orbe, 71, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2022. Visitation will be held Friday, July 15, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Fun ...
Alfred Andrew (Butch) Simmons was born October 21, 1940, to the late Clifford Spencer Simmons Sr. and Carrie Adeline Hallenbeck Simmons at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital in ...

Jackson

Joe Lee Ogletree, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Lee Ogletree, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Tuesday, July 12, 2022.  Mr. Ogletree was born in Jefferson, Geor ...

Other

Olegario "Ole" Zavala Campos, age 72 of Covington, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Born in Villa Union, Coahuila, Mexico on October 20 ...
Tracy Davis Keenan, 53, Colbert
Tracy Davis Keenan, age 53 of Colbert, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.   Born on May 7, 1969 in Athens, GA, Mr. Keenan was the son of the late Charles Davis Ke ...

Rabun

Tyler Lee Dillard, 34, Clayton
On a clear, windy spring morning in 1988, Tyler Lee Dillard came into this world at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia.  On a warm, rainy summer night in J ...
Tyler Lee Dillard, 34, Clayton
On a clear, windy spring morning in 1988, Tyler Lee Dillard came into this world at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia.  On a warm, rainy summer night in J ...

Stephens

Mr. Ronald “Ronnie” Gary Adams, age 73 of Scott Circle, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. A son of th ...
Mr. Malcolm Derrick Garland, age 57 of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  A son of Patricia Verner Garland and the late Dew ...

White

Michael Hugh Jones, Jr., 52, Cleveland
Michael Hugh Jones, Jr., age 52, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Mr. Jones was born on March 8, 1970, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Kathleen Pavlina Jones and the ...
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.