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A memorial service celebrating the life of Kenneth Paul French III, 47, of Toccoa will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Hunter’s Creek Baptist Church, Toccoa, with the Rev. Ben Huff and David Terrell officiating. It was his request to be cremated and to be an organ donor.

Mr. French died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at AnMed Hospital in Anderson, South Carolina.

Born Sept. 9, 1964, in Apple Valley, Calif., he was the son of Kenneth Paul French Jr. and wife Sharon and Carole Adams Pietsch. He was employed as a tractor-trailer driver with Crete Carrier Corp. in Marietta. He was a loving husband, father and son.

He was an avid fan of the Oakland Raiders, the USC Trojans and NASCAR racing. He loved riding his Harley Davidson with his family and friends and enjoyed watching his children participate in sports and other activities.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Teresa French, of the home; children, Jamie Spurlock, Stephanie Zeller and husband Steve, Tiffany Justus and Harley Justus; brother, Scot Pietsch and wife Alesa; uncle, Tom French and wife Judy; grandmother, Mary French; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Christine French; stepfather, Ron Pietsch; grandfather, Kenneth Paul French Sr.; grandparents Hank and Helen Adams; and step-grandparents, Charles and Mary Pietsch.

Flowers are optional or memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Strickland Funeral Home - Lavonia Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

December 7, 2011