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Nick William Gazaway

October 10, 1961 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Nick William Gazaway Obituary

Nick Gazaway October 10, 1961 - January 28, 2024 Gainesville, Georgia

Nick William Gazaway, beloved husband, father, papa, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on January 28, 2024, at the age of 62. Nick is survived by his devoted spouse of 39 years, Libby Gazaway, his loving children Laura (William) DeLaPerriere, Joshua (Sarah) Gazaway and and his adoring grandchildren Mackenzie and Brianna. He is also survived by his Father George W. Gazaway Jr., Mother Shirley Gazaway Robinson, Brother Vic (Linda) Gazaway, Nephew Merritt Gazaway, Niece Tori Gazaway, Mother-in-Law Dot Corbin, Brother-in law Ken Corbin, and Niece Courtney (David) Elstein, Great Niece Braylynn Elstein, and Great Nephew Corbin Elstein.

Born on October 10, 1961, in Gainesville, Nick graduated from Johnson High School in 1979, where he formed lasting friendships and cherished memories. Nick held a special place in his heart for his beloved childhood friends Mark Smith, Chris Gillespie, Tim Patterson, Jim Bowling and Aaron Wehunt. He had a love for NASCAR where he spent time working in Bill Elliott’s Pit Crew from years 1980 -1986. He enjoyed his yearly beach trips with friends and family. Nick was a leader and mentor. Nick loved his work family at American Yazaki where he was employed since 2010. Nick was a member of Pine Crest Baptist Church where he had a special place in his heart for his G.A.P. Sunday School class. Nick’s pride and joy were his two Granddaughter’s, Mac and Bri. Nick will be remembered for his kind heart, mentorship, drive, success of others and unwavering love for his family. The Family would like to especially thank Emory University Hospital Lung Transplant Team and Nurses.

The visitation will be on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024, from 4:00-7:00pm at Little Davenport Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February the 1st at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Little Davenport Funeral Home. Rev. David Smith and Rev. Robby Williams will officiate. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Crest Baptist Church, 2520 Mountain View Rd, Gainesville, Ga 30504 or Emory’s Lung Transplant Fund, Office of Gift Accounting, 1762 Clifton Road Northeast, Suite 2400, Atlanta, Ga 30322. Online donations can be made at Emory Lung Transplant  in memory of Nick Gazaway.

Nick will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his memory be a blessing to all. 

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

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January 31, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Funeral Service
February 1, 2024

2:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway SW
Gainesville, GA 30501


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