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Official Obituary of

Gary Dean Hamlett

April 25, 1947 ~ March 20, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Gary Hamlett Obituary

Gary Dean Hamlett, age 76, of  Rome, Georgia  passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. 

After graduating from Canton High School in Canton, North Carolina in 1965, he enlisted in the National Guard. At the summation of his military career, he achieved the rank of Captain. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 17 years. Gary earned his B.S. degree from Berry College in 1970. Later, Gary started his professional career teaching math in Bartow County School District. Then he pursued a career in insurance. He was the owner and agent of Gary D. Hamlett Insurance for forty years.

God was Gary’s primary focus.  His love for Jesus was evident in every relationship. Leading others to know and love God and His Word gave Gary his greatest joy.

Gary had a wide range of interests that he shared with his beloved wife, family and friends, including horseback riding, biking, and antiquing.

Gary was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Cathy; his parents, James and Georgia Hamlett and brother, Gerald Hamlett. He is survived by son, Alan Hamlett (Jane) of Cedartown, Georgia; daughter, Dana Seppala (John) of Newberry, Florida; three grandsons, Aaron Luke, Mark, and Matthew Seppala; brother, Ralph Hamlett (Susan) and four nieces.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2024, in the Parnick Jennings, Sr. Memorial Chapel of Good Shepherd Funeral Home. An interment service will be held immediately following the funeral at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2024 at the Good Shepherd Funeral Home at 2750 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165.

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March 25, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Good Shepherd Funeral Home
2750 Shorter Ave.
Rome, GA 30165

Funeral Service
March 25, 2024

2:00 PM
Good Shepherd Funeral Home
2750 Shorter Ave.
Rome, GA 30165


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