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August 2, 2012

Gary Quinton Carmichael

Athens — Athens – Funeral services for Gary Carmichael of Athens are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at Meredith Campground Tabernacle in Athens, with graveside services following at Meredith Campground Cemetery.

Mr. Carmichael and his loving companion, Ladybug, passed away July 31, 2012 in Henderson County.

Gary was a hardworking man from the time he was 13.  He was working as a surveyor for Henderson County in his teens.  He then went on to College Station to study Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he graduated with his Masters, and then obtained his Texas Professional Land Surveyors License and his Texas Professional Engineers License. 

After college, he gained employment with the Corps of Engineers for many years before becoming self-employed, starting G.Q. Carmichael Engineering and Surveying, Inc.,  and has been subcontracting since then. He was currently working under Allied Professional Services. 

He was a Baptist, and a loving friend and companion to all he knew, and will be greatly-missed by all those who knew him.

Mr. Carmichael was preceded in death by his parents, A.W. and Jewel Coker Carmichael.

Gary leaves behind his life partner of 39 years, Peggy Voorhies of Athens and numerous cousins.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens.

Arrangements were entrusted to Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens.

You may light a memorial candle or write condolences to the family at www.hannigansmith.com.

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