Brian Scott Waring, 40, of Cumming, died April 9, 2011.
Born in New York, Brian was the son of Jerry and Nancy Waring of Cumming.
Brian was a graduate of Norcross High School and earned his bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Georgia.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1993-2000, where he attended flight school.
From 2002-07 he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Brian was a pilot for Air Life Georgia, owned by Air Methods, the largest EMS helicopter service in the world.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his beloved wife of 17 years, Heather Steffey Waring of Cumming; children, Taylor Nicole Waring and Austin Scott Waring, both of Cumming; sister, Christine (Rolf) Versluis of Milton; brother, Matthew Waring of Cumming; nephews, Zander Steffey and Grant Versluis; nieces, Caroline Versluis, Julia Versluis, Lilah Versluis and Ansley Steffey; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. April 14 at St. Brendan Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Brian's memory be made to Angel Flight, www.angelflightsoars.org, or St. Jude Children's Hospital, www.stjude.org.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming is in charge of the arrangements.