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In Memory of

Erik Ernest Massingill

September 3, 1970 - November 23, 2016

Obituary


Mr. Erik Ernest Massingill, age 46, of Ellijay, GA., passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Mr. Massingill was born on September 3, 1970 in Austell, GA., a son to Ernest and Marsha McGahee Massingill.
Erik graduated from North Cobb High School in 1988. Throughout all of his high school years he was a member of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corp. In his youth he was very involved and a member of Acworth First Baptist Church. At the age of seventeen he joined the United States Marine Corps and then later went to...

Mr. Erik Ernest Massingill, age 46, of Ellijay, GA., passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Mr. Massingill was born on September 3, 1970 in Austell, GA., a son to Ernest and Marsha McGahee Massingill.
Erik graduated from North Cobb High School in 1988. Throughout all of his high school years he was a member of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corp. In his youth he was very involved and a member of Acworth First Baptist Church. At the age of seventeen he joined the United States Marine Corps and then later went to join the United States Army where he was an Army Airborne. Erik was a Deputy with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department for many years and was a member of the Georgia Defense Force. In his spare time he enjoyed being outdoors, especially kayaking, watching the Atlanta Braves, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, and riding his motorcycle. Erik was a loving son, brother, and friend; he will certainly be missed by all who knew him.
Along with his parents Erik is survived by one brother, Jared (Adrienne) Massingill of Cartersville, GA.; nieces and nephews, Isaac Morris, Elysabeth Massingill, and Scotland Massingill; and girlfriend, Connie Burton.
A funeral service to honor the life of Erik Massingill will be held at three o'clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Interment will take place on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at ten o'clock in the morning in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from twelve o'clock in the afternoon until the time of service on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the funeral home.
In lieu of customary remembrances the family request donations be made to The National Kidney Foundation.
Please visit www.winkenhoferpineridgefuneralhome.com to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw, GA. 30152, has charge of arrangements for Mr. Erik Ernest Massingill.