Earl Edward England, Sr, 84 of Ellijay, GA passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 after an extended illness. He was a loving father and grandfather whom loved sports, fishing and gardening. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served during the Korean War. He was considered the Mayor of Burnt Mountain by all the locals and would patrol the mountain on his four wheeler.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Joyce England and brother, Johnny England.
He is survived by his sons, Eddie England of Ellijay, Todd and Sherri England of Ellijay; sister, Sue Johnson of Summerville, GA; grandchildren, Nick England, Kalin England, Ashley and Cody Pitts, Nathan Flanagan; and numerous other relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Henson officiating. Interment will follow the funeral at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dawsonville, GA.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and again on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations please be made to Kare for Kids, P.O. Box 211, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Condolence may be left online at www.beardenfuneralhome.com