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Tommy Carlton “Buddy” Whelchel

Obituary Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Mr. Tommy Carlton “Buddy” Whelchel, age 83, a lifelong Gainesville resident, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at the funeral home. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Memorial Park Riverside Chapel with interment to follow at South Bend United Methodist Church.

Buddy was born March 24, 1939 in Gainesville, Georgia. He was the son of the late Harold Whelchel and Cassie Chapman Whelchel.

He was the owner and operator of Whelchel’s Barber Shop. He was a member of South Bend United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ginger Leah Whelchel; brothers, Buster Ray Whelchel, Leroy Whelchel, Dennis Troy Whelchel, Perry Claude Whelchel; sisters, Robbie Stephens, Inez Thurmond, Dortha Roper, and Louise Clark.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, June Clark Whelchel of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Stacy Whelchel Louis and Alan Louis of Hall County; granddaughters, Ansley and Ryleigh Louis; sister, Evelyn Brock of Gillsville; and numerous nieces and nephews

Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences

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Funeral Date
02/08/2023 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Memorial Park North Funeral Home Riverside Chapel
989 Riverside Drive , Gainesville, GA 30501