Richard S. Wessinger, 68, of Dawsonville, died July 3, 2018.
Born May 5, 1950 in Atlanta, GA to the late Sam and Evelyn Wessinger, he had lived in Lumpkin County since 1994.
Mr. Wessinger retired from AT&T following 35 years of service after which he was employed by Dawson County.
Richard enjoyed restoring automobiles, his motorcycle, fishing and was very devoted to his family. A member of First Redeemer Church, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Wessinger.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Alvalee Wessinger, Dawsonville; children, Elyse and Dan Clark, Dawsonville, Wade and Nicole Boothe, Clayton, N.C.; grandchildren, Hailey Boothe, Grace Boothe, Wiley Clark, Jacob and Autumn Harshman; great-granddaughter, Presley Harshman; brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Lynn Wessinger, Dawsonville; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were heldat 11 a.m. July 6 at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Rhodes officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made The Gideons International, www.gideons.org.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.