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WAITE III, Arthur H. Arthur H. Waite, III, CPA, 88, died June 4, 2013. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he grew up and raised his family in Atlanta moving to Clarkesville in 1996. He served at Clairmont Presbyterian Church as a Deacon, Superintendent of Sunday Schools, and later Treasurer and member of the Budget & Finance Committee for First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville, Georgia. The founding Treasurer of Briarcliff Woods Beach Club, he was also a past Treasurer of Druid Hills Golf Club. He attended the Citadel for a year before volunteering for the U. S. Army Air Corps. He served as a navigation and gunnery instructor and navigator on B-24s. A graduate of University of Georgia in Accounting, he was a member & treasurer of Chi Phi Fraternity. He was certified a CPA March 23, 1951 and later elected a Fellow of The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He remained active in his profession until his passing. He is survived by his wife, Louise Rees Waite, son, Arthur C. (Patricia) and family, daughter, Judith, son, Rees W. (Daryl), grandchildren Baker and Rosa, brother, Charles F. (Shirley) and family, half brothers Robert and William Waite, sister-in-law Maryann (Raymond) Smith and family. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions to First Presbyterian Church - Mortgage Debt Reduction Fund, 181 Jefferson Street, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523-5615.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 7, 2013
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