George Gilbert Stinson

Resident of Dahlonega

Mr. George Gilbert Stinson, age 53, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017.

George was born in Gainesville, GA on June 6, 1964 to the late Benny L. and Lissie Guyton Stinson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Vickie Garrett.  

George has been in Law Enforcement for 25 years. He served Gainesville Police Department, Dawson County, Lumpkin County, and most recently the Helen Police Department.  George was the first K-9 officer for Lumpkin County serving with “Becky.”  He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dahlonega, GA.

Survivors include his wife, Racheal Stinson, Dahlonega; sons, Damian Stinson and Adrian Stinson, both of Dahlonega; sister and brother in law, Elizabeth and Johnny Ledford, Flowery Branch; two nieces, three nephews, three great-nieces and two great-nephews.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Banister Funeral Home Chapel.  The Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate.  Interment will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family 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