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Wallace L. Crowder, 74

Passed Away: 11/14/2012

Wallace L. Crowder, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 14, 2012 following a short illness.

Born May 9, 1938 in Marietta, Georgia to the late James “Jim” and Elsie Crowder, he had lived in Dawson County since 1974. Mr. Crowder owned Crowder Sign Company which he operated until his retirement in 1996. After moving to Dawson County he was active in Park & Rec baseball and the Booster Club. His interests included woodworking and doing Mission work. He attended the First Baptist Church of Jasper and was also preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Crowder, Jerry Crowder, and Buddy Crowder.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Joyce Crowder, Dawsonville; sons and daughters in law, Michael and Carol Crowder, Gainesville, Stephen and Tammy Crowder, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Hannah and Chris Weigel, Cody Crowder, Courtney Crowder; sisters, June Farmer, San Antonio, TX, Carolyn Hall, Biloxi, MS; brother, Billy Crowder, Marietta; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Friday November 16, 2012 at 12 noon at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Hinton Harris will officiate. Interment will follow in the Amicalola Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 9 at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

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