Rupert Eben Cartwright, Sr., 88, of Dawsonville, died April 13, 2018.
Born Dec. 23, 1929 to the late Eben and Liberta Cartwright in Flomaton, Ala., he had a heart of gold and would go out of his way to help anyone. We know he is in Heaven making Jesus laugh! He will be dearly missed.
Rupert was a member of the Florida State Guard 1947 and a decorated Corporal in the U.S. Army who served during the Korean War from Feb. 1951 until his honorable discharge in Nov. 1952. He was a communications expert and telephone lineman during the war, a proud member of Korean War Veterans of Georgia Inc. in Gainesville and received the Korean Service Medal in 2005.