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Join the GC Retiree email list for the latest Gwinnett County news and events for retirees. We’ll also keep you updated on retiree wellness and benefit plan information.To join the list, please send your email address and name to email@example.com.
Retiree Badges Available
If you are interested in obtaining a retiree badge, walk in to the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 10:00am and 3:00pm to 4:00pm. The retiree badge will be for identification purposes only and will not grant access to any County facility, building, or parking deck.
One retiree traveled more than 200 miles to get his badge! Read more about his story.For more information on how to get your retiree badge, contact the Benefits Division at 770.822.7932.
Join us for the monthly Caregiver Support Group
A caregiver is anyone who feels responsible for another person’s welfare (financial, emotional, and supportive) because of illness, frailty, life changes, and/or losses. If you care for your relative, spouse, or loved one, join us for our monthly support group meetings from a caregiver, join us for our monthly support group meetings from noon to 1:00pm in GJAC second floor, Support Services Conference Room.
See the flier below for meeting details:
Retiree Bereavement Notices
We regretfully announce the deaths of the following retirees:
Morris Bradford, who passed away Sunday, November 10. Bradford served the County for 16 years in the Department of Corrections before he retired in 1991. Morris is survived by his daughter, Sheilah Williams; grandchildren, Joey and Laura Williams and Lee and Tiffany Williams; seven great-grandchildren, Blake Williams, Emma Williams, Grace Williams, Brody Williams, Shelby Williams, Jeremy Hetzler, and Matt Hetzler; two sisters, Doris McCranie and Tina Wright; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 13 at the Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel in Royston, Georgia. Online condolences may be expressed here.
Kenneth Lafayette Johnson Jr., who passed away Wednesday, November 6. Kenneth served the County for 24 years in the Police Department before he retired in 2008. He was named Gwinnett County Police Officer of the Year in 1999 for bravely entering a burning home to rescue a victim and extinguish a fire. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cindy Shaw Johnson; two daughters, Darcie Johnson and Megan (Zach) Johnson Wells; one son, Kristoffer (Avery) Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends. His memorial service was held Sunday, November 10. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his honor to Pets for Vets. Online condolences may be expressed here.
Kenneth L. Freeman, who passed away Tuesday, October 22. Kenneth served the County for 11 years as a welder before he retired in 1999. Funeral services were held October 25 at the Hunter Allen Myhand Funeral Home Chapel in LaGrange.
Lisa Sims Matthews, who passed away Saturday, October 19. Lisa served the County for 10 years in the Sheriff’s Office before she retired in 2016. Online condolences may be expressed here.
David Leggett, who passed away Tuesday, October 15. David served the County for 17 years in the Sheriff’s Office before he retired in 2007. David is survived his wife, Kathy; two daughters, Melissa (Matt) Payne and Michelle Standridge; mother, Wynell Davis Leggett; sister, Darlene (Joel) Wilkerson; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends. Services were held October 18 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Online condolences may be expressed here.
David Lamar Roper, who passed away Sunday, October 13. David served the County for 25 years in the Department of Fire and Emergency Services before he retired in 2001. David is survived by his fiancée, Diane Greer; three daughters, Jennifer Roper Keith, Jana Roper Wedlake, Angie (Sonny) Primavera; five grandchildren, Jessica (Chase) Matthews, Jordan Evans, Riley Wedlake, Blake Primavara, and Wyatt Primavera; brother, Donald (Shirley) Roper; two sisters, Patricia (Thad) Payne, and Linda (Richard) Hulsey; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends. Online condolences may be expressed here.
Please keep these retirees’ family, friends, and former coworkers in your thoughts and prayers.