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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 27th, 2022

Dawson

Clarence Huel Holcomb, 85, Dawsonville
      Mr. Clarence Huel Holcomb, age 85 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Accent Care Hospice Care in Cumming following an extended illn ...

Forsyth

Gary Thomas Goss, 77, Suwanee
Gary Thomas Goss, 77, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. He was preceded in death by daughter, Teresa Goss Hutchins on January 26, 2022; parents, Rev. Luther G ...

Habersham

Kenneth "Ken" L. Alexander, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.   Mr. Alexander was born on April 12, 1934 in White County, G ...
Jimmy Randolph King, 74, Mt. Airy
Jimmy Randolph King, age 74 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.   Born at the Charm House in Clarkesville ...
  Robert Alan Richmond, Jr., age 79, of Alto, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.  Born on June 30, 1943, in Miami, Florida, he was the son of the late Robert ...

Hall

Mr. William “Bill” Columbus Grigg, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Landings at Norcross in Norcross, Georgia, following a brief illnes ...
Leory Jackson Hartley, Gainesville
Leroy Jackson Hartley, born July 14, 1931, died peacefully at home, as he wished, on July 27, 2022, after an extended illness.  The oldest son of Howard Jackson Hartley, Jr. a ...
Calvin Michael Waters. I, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Calvin Michael Waters, I, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial servic ...

Jackson

James Donald Cross, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Donald Cross, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, July 27, 2022.  Mr. Cross was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Other

Jamar Devon Butts, 37, Stone Mountain
Jamar Devon Butts 37 of Stone Mountain passed away on Wednesday, July 27th. Professional Service Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.

White

Derek Emanuel Watkins, 34, Cleveland
Mr. Derek Emanuel Watkins, age 34, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Mr. Watkins was born in Hall County and was a Forklift operator for Tri County Builders.&n ...
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.