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Eston (Tarzan) Wayne Putman, 53


Passed Away: 02/21/2013

Eston (Tarzan) Wayne Putman, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3:30 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with internment to follow in Calvary Gardens. Reverend William Lipscomb and Reverend Rose Johnson will officiate. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Putman was born February 22, 1959 in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Eston Putman, Jr. and Bobbie Darlene Lindsey Putman. He was a member of Bethel Church of Nazarene, where he was a devout Christian. Mr. Putman was a loving and compassionate brother and uncle who earned the “Tarzan” nickname for his swimming proficiency.

Wayne attended The University of Tennessee on both an Academic Scholarship and an Athletic Scholarship. His efforts at attaining an Engineering Degree were cut short by an automobile accident which left him disabled.

Mr. Putman is survived by his brother & sister-in-law, Terry & Marilynn Lindsey of Weston, Florida sisters, Yvonne Lindsey of Gainesville, Kathy Johnson of Norcross, sister & brother-in-law, Kathleen & Ralph Thompson of Gainesville, sisters, Barbara Putman of Gainesville, Vennie Marble of Gainesville and Juanita Muckle of Gainesville, brother & sister-in-law, Joseph & Tammy Putman of Gainesville and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.
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