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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 8th, 2022


Peggy Jean Cash, 92, Dawsonville
Peggy Jean Cash, age 92, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2022. Ms. Cash was a resident of Dawsonville for the past year. She formerly resided in Smyrna, GA, ...


John A. Dugas, 73, Buford
John A. Dugas, 73, of Buford, GA, died suddenly Thursday, September 8, 2022. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...
William Robert Wiegmann age 64 passed away Thursday September 8th 2022. Billy was born March 21st 1958 in Suffolk County, New York to Barbara Louise Hunt (John) and the late Robert ...


Mr. James Donald (Don) Stephens, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at his residence with loved ones by his side on September 8, 2022. Don was born on Novem ...
Margarita Garcia Salas, 58, Gainesville
Mrs. Margarita Garcia Salas, 58, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.   Funeral services will be held ...
 Isaias Guzman Siete, also called Zack by friends and neighbors, was a loving husband and father who took pride in hard work and being a friend to all. He was born in Indapar ...


Jules Michael Trudel, 65, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Jules Michael Trudel, age 65 of Hoschton, Georgia, who entered rest Thursday, September 8, 2022, after a long battle with ...


Margaret Ann Wingate Hampton, age 91, of Brookhaven, GA passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022.     Mrs. Hampton was born on July 6, 1931 in Independence, ...
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.