Charles Hugh Lathem

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Charles Hugh Lathem, 77, of Cumming passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Birmingham, Ala., and was a graduate of Shades Valley High School in Birmingham. He graduated with a BA degree from Auburn University and was also a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. He had many hobbies that included reading, painting, flying his own plane and hunting. He built two sailboats and designed and built his own log home. He was an all around renaissance man.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Jean Lathem of Cumming; daughters and sons-in-law, Kerry and Bill Price of Cumming, Lee Ann and Gene Riddle of Goldsboro, N.C.; sister, Joan Griffin of Birmingham, Ala.; sister and brother-in-law, Carole and Don Stokes of Springville, Ala.; grandchildren, Morgan and Will Price of Cumming, Alex and Arden Riddle of Goldsboro, N.C.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Atlanta with the Rev. Dr. James E. Lamkin officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 p.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Forsyth County .
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in ForsythNews.com from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, 2010
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