Earl Edward England Sr., 84, of Ellijay, died Oct. 21, 2018.
He was a loving father and grandfather whom loved sports, fishing and gardening. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served during the Korean War. He was considered the Mayor of Burnt Mountain by all the locals and would patrol the mountain on his four-wheeler.
His wife, Peggy Joyce England, and brother, Johnny England, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his sons, Eddie England of Ellijay, Todd and Sherri England of Ellijay; sister, Sue Johnson of Summerville; grandchildren, Nick England, Kalin England, Ashley and Cody Pitts, Nathan Flanagan; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Henson officiating. Interment will follow the funeral at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Dawsonville.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 and from 11 a.m. until the service time Oct. 25 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations please be made to K.A.R.E. for Kids, P.O. Box 211, Dawsonville, Ga. 30534.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.