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Gerald Lamar Pinion, Sr.

August 12, 1947 August 13, 2018
Gerald Lamar Pinion, Sr.
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Obituary for Gerald Lamar Pinion, Sr.

Mr. Gerald Lamar Pinion, Sr., age 71, of Rockmart, GA passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 in a Rome medical center.

Gerald was born in Aragon, GA on August 12, 1947 a son of the late James Daniel Pinion and Goldie Pauline Edwards Pinion. He had lived all of his life in the Aragon and Rockmart area graduating in 1965 from Rockmart High School. He later attended Coosa Valley Technical College where he received a machinist degree. Gerald was a member and Deacon of the New Prospect Baptist Church, was a member of Rockmart Masonic Lodge # 97 F. & A.M. and was a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company where he worked in the Hapeville Assembly Plant for thirty eight years. He enjoyed working in his yard, gardening and keeping his automobiles spotless. Gerald also enjoyed meeting up with friends and sharing in long conversations. He dearly loved his family especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother James and a sister Barbara.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Pinion to whom he was married on November 25, 1966; son, Gerald Lamar Pinion, Jr.; daughters: Melissa Turner and Kristy Baker, all of Rockmart; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Mack Pinion, Aragon; sisters: Christine McDowell, Rockmart, Mamie Hogan, Rockmart and Janice Tant, Dallas; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Purser and the Rev. Dr. Larry Davis officiating. The West Georgia Memorial Masonic Club will provide Masonic Rites.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4:00 pm until the service hour at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial gifts be made in Mr. Pinions memory to the New Prospect Baptist Church Building Fund, 750 Prospect Road Rockmart, GA 30153 or to the Heart of The Community Foundation, P.O. Box 5064 Rome, GA 30162.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Gerald Lamar Pinion, Sr.

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