Mr. Metcalf died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at a local area hospital following an extended illness.
Born Nov. 4, 1928, in Clayton, he was the son of the late Isaac Ether Metcalf and Cora Truma McCoy Metcalf. He also was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Neugebauer; brothers, Claude Metcalf, Ed Metcalf, J.D. Metcalf, James Metcalf, Shorty Metcalf and Doc Metcalf; and sisters, Jo Pointer and Bessie Smith.
Mr. Metcalf was a member of Bethel Temple C.H. Church and was the owner-operator of Ray’s Trucking.
Survivors include his wife, Leola Chapman Metcalf of Clarkesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Gary Jones of Clarkesville and June and Roger Tench of Danielsville; sister, Pearl Fore of Laurinburg, N.C.; two grandchildren, Jana L. Deaton and Chad Kranats; and two stepgrandchildren, Chad Tench and Brent Tench.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Metcalf family may do so by visiting our website at whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, November 6, 2013