Ernest Jacob "Ernie" Born, 75, of Cumming, died Oct. 31, 2015.
Born in Atlanta, he was the son of the late James and Helen Born.
Ernie served in the Unites States Air Force and retired as a captain with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department.
He was an avid fisherman.
Ernie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Connelly Born of Cumming; son, Ernie and Ashley Born of Cumming; siblings, Carolyn Roberts of Dallas, Texas, Judy Gazaway of McDonough, Jan Perry of Augusta, Susan Rigby of Middleburg, Fla., Ricky Born of Greyson; much loved granddaughters, Addison and Mackenzie Born; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Nov. 3 in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations in Ernie's memory be made to the American Heart Association, www.americanheart.org, or the Humane Society of Forsyth County, www.forsythpets.org.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.