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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 6th, 2022


Carol Ann Picciotti, 77, Demorest
Carol Ann Picciotti, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2022.   Mrs. Picciotti was born on July 11, 1944 in Jackson, Michigan to the late Car ...


Anthony Lee Tran, 25, Gainesville
Mr. Anthony Lee Tran, 25, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at his residence.   Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2022 at S ...


Lewis L. Carter, 84, Dahlonega
Colonel (Retired) Lewis L. Carter, age 84 of Dahlonega passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. He was born at home in Flowery Branch on January 21, 1938 to the late Lovelace (L.B.) ...
David M. Wood, 47, Dahlonega
David M. Wood, age 47, of Dahlonega entered rest Wednesday July 6, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Services will be announced later. Please share onli ...


Kim David Walden, 75, Cleveland
Kim David Walden, age 75 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Mr. Walden was born April 7, 1947, in Gainesville to the late John Washington Walden Sr. and Sarah Lo ...
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.