Joe Quarles, 72, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 13, 2018.
Born May 6, 1946 and raised in Ellijay, Mr. Quarles had been a resident of Dawson County for most of his life.
His parents, Curtis and Helen Quarles; brother, James Quarles; and sister, Gloria Chester, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his son, J.L. Quarles of Oakwood; stepsons, Mike Eddings, Barry and Lisa Miller, all of Clarkesville; brothers and sister-in-law, Forrest Quarles, W.C. and Vickie Quarles, all of Dawsonville; a number of nieces and nephews; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Sosebee officiating. Interment followed at 3 p.m. at Tails Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Ellijay.
The family received friends from 11 a.m. until the service hour Oct. 16.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.