Mr. Emory Lawrence Aycock, 89, of Gainesville died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Aycock had been a resident of Hall County since 1960. He was the son of the late Penn Quaker and Mattie Finley Aycock. Mr. Aycock served in the United States Army during World War II
and was retired from Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. where he had worked as an engineer for over 38 years. Mr. Aycock was an active member and life deacon of the Lakewood Baptist Church who honored God in all that he did.
Mr. Aycock was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was loved by all that knew him.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Duke and Jane Aycock; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and John Wiggins, all of Gainesville; grandchildren, Susan and Brian Villhauer, Brian and Emiko Aycock, Laura Aycock, Hayden Wiggins, Alyse Wiggins, and Elizabeth Wiggins; great grandchildren, Cooper, Logan, Tucker, Wakana, and Masa; and sister, Helen Rice, Watkinsville.
Mr. Aycock is preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Johnson Aycock, and siblings, Nathan Aycock, Annie Baker, Laura Shelton, Albert Aycock, Hugh Aycock, and Eunice Aycock.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the Lakewood Baptist Church. Dr. Tom Smiley and Dr. Jerry Gill will officiate. Interment will follow in the Alta Vista Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at the Little & Davenport Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Lakewood Baptist Church Share the Vision, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30501; Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607; or Good News at Noon, 983 Davis St., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway S.W., Gainesville, GA 30501, is in charge of arrangements.