Obituaries

Willy Lutz, 69, of Peachtree City

Willy Lutz, 69, of Peachtree City, Ga., died Saturday February 22, 2014 in LaGrange Ga., as the result of a tragic airplane accident.

He was born to the late Willhelm and Josefa Lutz, Nov 06, 1944, in Winterthur, Switzerland. Willy graduated in 1965 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Wendy Henderson in 1976 in New England.  That marriage ended in divorce.  Willy remarried Marilyn Stack in 1991, and lived in Herndon VA, where he raised his three youngest step-children, before relocating to Peachtree City, Ga. in 2002. Read More»

Francis William Walker, 89, of Sharpsburg

Francis  William "Bill" Walker, 89, of Sharpsburg, passed away February 26, 2014. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II and later retired from the Jacksonville, Florida Shipyards in 1988. He relocated to Sharpsburg, Ga. to be close to his family in 2001.  Bill was a devoted and loving husband and father. Known as "Poppie" to his grand kids and their children, he had a special gift with kids of all ages. Friend to many, stranger to none, he loved life and lived to serve others. Read More»

Matthew G. Bishop, age 42, of Tyrone

Mr. Matthew G. Bishop, age 42, of Tyrone, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. He was born December 25, 1971 in Atlanta, the son of Mr. Jerry Lee Bishop and Mrs. Mary Greer Bishop. He worked for J.J. Morley Enterprises for many years. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog Fan and a part-time Sous Chef. 

He is survived by his sons, Daniel Bishop of Fayetteville and Nathan Bishop of Fayetteville; sister and brother-in-law, Gina and Eddie Oliver of Newnan; brother, Shane Bishop of Fayetteville; three nieces, Katie, Chloe, and Tori; five nephews, Ethan, Trevor, Ryan, Joey, and Blake.  Read More»

Patti S. Michaels, 58, of Peachtree City

Patti S. Michaels, 58, of Peachtree City, passed away February 25, 2014. She was a member of Rolling Hills Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband John Michaels, III; son Alan (Ashley) Michaels of Melbourne, Fla; mother Betty Sue Saunders and nephew Ronnie Saunders both of Bradenton, Fla.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Lake McIntosh Park on TDK Boulevard in Peachtree City. Reverend Frank Mercer will officiate.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City- www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis, 53, of Peachtree City

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis

Dr. Jeffery V. Curtis, 53, of Peachtree City, passed away February 22, 2014.

He was a very well-known and respected physician, currently the Medical Director for The Doctor's Office-Emory, practicing medicine in Peachtree City since 1992.

Dr. Curtis, formerly of Chattanooga, Tenn., graduated from Sprayberry High School, Marietta, Ga. in 1979. He earned his college degrees at Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Georgia and Oxford College of Emory University. He practiced medicine in West Palm Beach, Fla. before moving to Peachtree City. Read More»

Vincent Michael Rossetti, 60, of Peachtree City

Vincent Michael Rossetti

Vincent Michael Rossetti, 60, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away along with his longtime friend and business associate Jeffrey Van Curtis, 53 and their flight instructor Willy Lutz, 69 on February 22, 2014 as a result of a tragic airplane accident at the LaGrange-Callaway Airport in LaGrange, Ga. Read More»

Emory Wright, Sr., 76, of Peachtree City

Emory “Larry” Wright, Sr., 76, of Peachtree City, passed away February 20, 2014. He retired from Delta Airlines as a Senior Customer Service Agent. He coached little league baseball, loved taking children fishing and enjoyed camping with his family. Read More»

Robert A. DeMetz, of Peachtree City

Robert A. DeMetz, a long time resident of Peachtree City, passed away on February 23, 2014.

Robert was the husband of Cathy DeMetz for 45 years. He was the father of Rob DeMetz of Newnan and Nancy DeMetz Close of Peachtree City; the father-in-law of Tracy Pryon DeMetz and Steve Close; and the grandfather of Mary Catherine DeMetz, Brianna Myatt, and Carleigh Myatt. Read More»

Misty L. Goss, 39, of Sharpsburg, Ga.

Misty L. Goss, 39, of Sharpsburg, passed away Feb. 15, 2014 at 9:51 p.m.

She leaves behind her husband, Norman C. Goss III; children, Jaydon Blake Goss, Jake Goss and Andeigh Goss; her mother, Cheryl and Chris Childers; her father, Richard and Tearra Southern and her brother Richie and Heather Southern; nephew, Hunter Southern and niece Aubree Southern; her in-laws, Norman C. and Sharon R. Goss Jr.; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Read More»

Archie H. Shadle, 71, of Peachtree City, Ga.

Archie H. Shadle, 71, of Peachtree City, passed away February 15, 2014.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy and later worked for Delta Airlines. He was preceded in death by his son Michael Shadle and sister Janice Rothermel.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Shadle; children Brian (Laurie) Shadle, David (Lisa) Shadle and Mary Jo Leedy; daughter-in-law Jennifer Shadle; 12 grandchildren; brother David Shadle and several nieces and nephews. Read More»