Horace Franklin Dills

Horace Franklin Dills, 73, of Rabun Gap, Georgia., Died Saturday May 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville, Georgia., He was the husband of Carlene Hembree Dills.

Born in Rabun County Georgia., December 20, 1943., he was the son of the late Arthur Dills and Ester Carpenter Dills. He was a carpenter and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church., He was an avid Coon Hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Arthur and Ester Dills., by three brothers, Dewey, Robert and Lester “Jaybird” Dills., one sister, Hazel Tolmin and one grandchild, `Brandy Watson and is survived by his wife, Carlene Dills of the home., by two sons, Jeffery Dills of Falls, Ohio., Ben Shiffield ( Katie) of Roswell, GA.,three daughters, Melinda Watson, of Tellico, TN., Kristina (Mark) Hunter of Rittman, Ohio., and Allison Bartlett of Tennessee., three Sisters, Doris Dills McCoy of Tiger, GA., Martha Dills Long of Otto, NC., and Bernice Dills Wood of Clayton, GA., eight grandchildren, (granddaughters), Amber, Andrea Amy, Brittany, Kassie, (grandsons), Dustin, Kamden and Laeton and one great granddaughter, Rhylee. Several nephews, nieces and cousins also survive.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday May 9, 2017 at the Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Carpenter, Rev. Bobby Cloer and Rev. Mike McConnell officiating. Burial will follow in the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery Dillard, Georgia. Serving as Pallbearers will be Jerry Dills, Fred Dills, Greg Long, Matt McClain, David Thomas and Jeremy Shafer.

The body is at Hunter Funeral home where family will receive friends Monday evening May 8, 2017 at the Eastside Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The family is at the home of his nephew, Jerry Dills on Dills Lane Rabun Gap, Georgia.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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