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JOINER, Wyatt WYATT ELWYN JOINER Wyatt Elwyn Joiner, age 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away at his residence on November 24, 2013. Born in Atlanta, he attended North Fulton H.S., Presbyterian College, and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. In college he participated in the Navy V-12 program, golden glove boxing, and the ATO Fraternity. Wyatt, a World War Two veteran, retired from the US Naval Reserve with the rank of Captain after 30 years of service. He worked for Lockheed Martin Company and retired as Director of the Central Region in Dayton, Ohio in 1988. He was elected to the Dayton Aviation Hall of Fame. In retirement he enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, and pursuing the elusive "key" to his golf swing. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gainesville. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Betty Ann Bennett of Gainesville; children Robert, Cynthia, William, Thomas, and seven grandchildren. Memorial service to be held at Lanier Village Estates Chapel, 4000 Village View Drive Gainesville, on Wednesday November 27 at 2:00. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to North East Georgia Hospice. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 26, 2013
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