Mr. J.G. Dover, age 89 of Ellijay, GA passed on Friday morning October 4th, 2019 at the Sonshine Manor Personal Care.
Mr. Dover was born on December 24th, 1929 in Ellijay, GA to his late parents, Cicero and Cora Crawford Dover. J.G. was a graduate of Gilmer High School and served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard. He was a member of the Northcutt Baptist Church for 58 years and was a retiree of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources after working as a Game Warden for 30 years. He is preceded in death by his grandchild, Noah Hall, sister, Ventalee Dover, and brothers, Vernon, Estus, and Tom Dover.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday October 6th from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Clayton and Rev. Emuel Sanford officiating. Military graveside rites will be performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Northcutt Baptist Church Cemetery with Keith Milton, Danny Hall, Jason Benton, Billy Piper, Johnny Henson, and Bill Withrow all serving as pallbearers. Retired and currently employed DNR Employees and Game Wardens are invited to be honorary pallbearers.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mae Clayton Dover of the home in Ellijay, GA; daughters and son-in-law, Phillis Dover Milton of Ellijay, GA, Lynn and Donnie Weaver of Ellijay, GA; sister, Marjorie Dover Evans of Ellijay, GA.
The family will receive friends from 12:00pm until the service hour of 4:00pm at the Logan Funeral Home.
Flowers are acceptable, or donations can be made to the Gideons International or to the Northcutt Baptist Church building fund at P.O. Box 502 East Ellijay, GA 30539 in memory of Mr. Dover.