George Clifford Gilstrap

Resident of Dahlonega

Mr. George Clifford Gilstrap, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away March 1, 2018.

Mr. Gilstrap was born in White County on April 9, 1933 to the late Candler and Gertrude Abernathy Gilstrap. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Larue Gilstrap and sister Sue Black.  

Mr. Gilstrap’s favorite days were spent plowing on the tractor and gardening.  Many friends and neighbors enjoyed the fruits of his labor at no charge.  He loved to spend time with “Old Red,” his dog and best friend for many years.  Mr. Gilstrap was a member of Cane Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Roberta Gilstrap; son and daughter in law Gerald and Cathy Gilstrap; son Harold Gilstrap, all of Dahlonega; grandchildren Angie Gilstrap, Jamie Gilstrap, Justin Gilstrap and Johnny Gilstrap plus seven great grandchildren; brother and sister in law J.C. and Essie Gilstrap, Dahlonega; brother Cecil Gilstrap, Cleveland; several, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Online condolences may be made at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega.

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The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812