Donald Hugh Lunceford Sr.

Donald Hugh Lunceford Sr., 91, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Mr. Lunceford was born July 8, 1927, in Habersham County, to the late Byron Young and Minna Dyer Lunceford. Donald worked for Georgia Power, and was a cabinet maker for 39 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.

His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and camping. He was an avid outdoorsman, and loved his family.

Mr. Lunceford was preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Byron Lunceford, and sister, Mildred Pelt.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Gwendolyn Lunceford of Dawsonville; daughters, Donna Lynne Whitfield (Craig Stephen) of Conley, Georgia, Ginger Ethel Kovach (Charles) of Dawsonville, and Sarah Rozanne McCarney (Joseph) of McDonough; sons, Philip Arthur Lunceford (Judith) of Dawsonville, and the Rev. Donald Hugh Lunceford Jr. (Laurie) of Dallas, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m.. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald Lunceford Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Baptist Church Cemetery in Cleveland.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, prior to the funeral service.

To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048